Cuzco + Machu Picchu

Things to do in Cuzco + Machu Picchu

The Inca sites around the edges of town are spectacular, especially the intimidating stone ramparts of Sacsayhuaman.

The Church of San Pedro Apóstol de Andahuaylillas, sometimes called the Sistine Chapel of the Americas, is currently undergoing restorations with the help of the World Monuments Fund.

Site of a 15th-century Inca town made mostly of mud bricks, yet of phenomenal size, the towering columns of its Wiracocha temple built to support what is believed to have been the biggest roof in pre-Columbian America.