Preface and General Information
Qosqo in History
The Tawantinsuyo
The Inka
Inkan Religion
General and City Planning
Materials and Lithic Technology
Inkan Architecture
Coca Leaves
Andean Camelids
Andean Condor
Inkan City of Qosqo
Present-day Festivities
The Cathedral
Saint Blaise Church
Convent of Our Lady of Mercy
La Compania de Jesus Church
Saint Francis Convent
Monastery of Saint Catherine
Maras, Moray, Pichingoto
Tipon, Pikillaqta, Andahuaylillas
Inka Trail
Manu National Reserve


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A Homage to the Mystical, Magical, most Famous
and Oldest City of the American Continent

Machu Picchu

Machupicchu, one of the Wonders in the World was a power nucleus under rule of Qosqo

"Qosqo, Inkas' Sacred Capital"

A very interesting guidebook in which you will find complete information about:

  • Qosqo City.

  • Machupicchu and the Inka Trail.

  • Saqsaywaman.

  • Pisaq and Ollantaytambo.

  • Chinchero, Maras, Pikillaqta, Andahuaylillas, and many other important sites.

  • Regional Cuisine, Traditions, Festivities, etc. etc...

Qosqo is actually the oldest living city in the American Continent, with a continuous settlement of more than 3,000 years. It is a "living museum" where it is so easy to get pre-Columbian, colonial and modern heritage.

Any  comments?

Just contact Vicente Goyzueta who will answer your queries or get you in touch with the best Tour Guides and Tour Operators not only in Qosqo (Cusco) but all over Peru. Vicente is also available for any lectures about the former Capital of the Inkas.

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Try this link to Inkaways, a Ground Tour Operator in Peru.

Guidebook written by Vicente Goyzueta

Vicente Goyzueta was born in Qosqo and is a Graduate in Tourism in Qosqo's San Antonio Abad National University. He worked in his home city as a full time Professional Tour Guide for a decade; leading History, Archaeology, Anthropology and Sociology oriented tours. Today Vicente lives in New York working as a Building Project Manager and occasionally giving lectures about what he knows best: Qosqo. His experiences and knowledge are in his book: "Qosqo, Inkas' Sacred Capital"

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