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The city of Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incan Empire

The city of Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incan Empire

Posted by Juan Gavasa on September 17, 2013

The terrain in Cusco is steep, combining fertile inter-Andean valleys with impressive mountains that descend to the rim of the jungle where the temperature rises and the landscape is transformed through a variety of vegetation. 

The city of Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incan Empire, was placed on the World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO in 1983, and is without a doubt one of the most important destinations in Peru. 

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