Cuzco

Cuzco or Cusco, in the , is a fascinating city that was the capital of the Inca Empire. Cuzco is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is one of 's most visited cities as it is the largest and most comfortable city from which tourists can begin visits to , the , and other Inca sites in the region.
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Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
Saqsaywaman, which can be spelled many different ways, is a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. is situated 2 km north of Cuzco. Photo: GTheory, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruins
, Koricancha, Qoricancha or Qorikancha was the most important temple in the Inca Empire. Photo: Xauxa, CC BY 2.5.

Archaeological site
Q'enqo, , Kenko, or Quenco is an archaeological site in the of located in the Cusco Region, , , about 6 km north east of Cusco. is situated 2 km northeast of Cuzco. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Stadium
Estadio Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, commonly known as , is Cusco's principal stadium and the home venue of the local football team Cienciano. Photo: Nta3392, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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