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9 Jul 2018
“Charming and relaxing”
11 Jul 2018
“OK Little Square”
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

A nice little oasis in the middle of a criss-cross of streets, about five minutes from Plaz de Armas. Usual walkways, shrubs & trees, surrounded by cobbled streets. In one corner is the wonderful Museum & Catacombs of San Francisco (which is well worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andy F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A large square, slightly sloped, where we had a rest during our tiring tour of Cusco. We sat on a bench next to a local family, enjoyed the nearby garden and fountains, looked at beautiful San Francisco Church built in the 16th century. Relaxing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ChrisA90B92
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A smaller square than the plaza de Armas which is right beside this plaza, this is a great place for people watching and relaxing. I recommend spending some time here at night as the fountain in the middle changes colours and provides a nice atmosphere....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank LeeM1058
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first run in with a little woman holding a llama. She wanted 20 soles for our pictures on our phone that we took with her. Kind of crazy, and I didn't have that many small coins but I was not giving her...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jodit888
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This nice quaint square has many things going for it, it is a hub for transportation drop-offs etc. Many folks pass thru this on way to other plazas nearby. I found perfect eating and sipping places on this square...enjoy!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank WmnAud
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Its an average square that you will encounter more local people as it is close to San Pedro market. At night, there are some local vendors selling BBQ meat, popcorn, and hot drinks. Price is of cause....unbeatable cheap

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank MayLeetha
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Francisco church with their catacombs is located at the plaza. with benches to rest and a tourist market for locals.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AB_Stb_OZ
Reviewed 15 July 2016

You will see this plaza eventually as many tours either pick you up here or drop you off at end of tour

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank godofthearmadillos
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Many local tour operators will bring you to here and drop you off around here. Since the car access to plaza de armas is limited, they chose this plaza to be a meeting place. Very close to nice restaurant in cusco. Sometimes you can witness...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 22 May 2016

At least for us! Most evenings there was some sort of procession or concert going on, worth a quick stop.

Date of experience: May 2016
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