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San Blas

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This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque district characterized by narrow and steep streets, colonial houses built with walls of Incan stone and numerous art workshops.
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“art galleries” (19 reviews)
“artisan shops” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 00:00 - 23:59
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Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago

San Blas is worth a visit for the market and quirky little stores. Lovely architecture away from the noise and buzz of other city areas.

Thank Claire_porteous1989
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good spot to catch your breath before climbing up the hill to the Christo Blanca. The hike up is pretty steep in spots so you should bring good shoes if you plan to hike after.

Thank AlbertCrumb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so glad my hotel was located in this area of Cusco. Yes, it is uphill, but worth the climb. There is a nice relaxed atmosphere, there are cute little shops. And so many options for good food! Especially for a vegetarian, this is...More

Thank Marieke F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful neighborhood high up from central plaza de armas. We stayed at Casona San Blas and experienced incredible service and a wonderful stay. There are great restaurants just steps away.

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps not the most important church in cusco, but definitely interesting and the woodwork is amazing. Tiny note, GREAT market there on Saturday afternoon when we discovered it.

Thank ja121
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent many days just wandering around these roads. Very hilly but beautiful views of the whole of Cusco. Lots of nice cafes. Very relaxing and good to explore.

Thank Abi G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little walk up the hill with small plaza and same old tourist stalls. Restaurants few art stores nothing special.

Thank alexwie52
Reviewed 1 week ago

For some rare souvenirs, San Blas will have nice options. There are stores with rare products and replics of antiques, be sure if you are not having problems at the airport before leaving, our luggage was open at the airport in Cusco, but the objets...More

Thank pow1light
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good neighborhood to get a panoramic view of Cuzco. Make your way to San Blas church take the little streets behind the church up to the lookout point. Beautiful view of the whole city.

Thank traveleatlove16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

San Blas is well know because it is a bohemian district where all the artisans, painters, craftmen and anybody dedicated to arts will live or hang around. Colorful place, good atmosphere and nice plazas with all kind of pottery, clothes, jewelry to choose from all...More

Thank mejiruiz
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Alaskanhali
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Response from ann m | Reviewed this property |
Never seen anyone making them
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Michelle D
23 March 2015|
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Response from Josue A | Reviewed this property |
Most of the small shops are open until 9pm, especially the ones in the center, near Plaza de Armas. The markets, though, close at 5pm.
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