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Tercentenary Square

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Centre of the city

Beautiful square with lots of restaurants and some shops. On two sides the historic parts including... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
422iana
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Nice Square

A pretty square in the center with a fountain and some lovely architecture. Nice place to get a... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
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4 weeks ago
“Centre of the city”
19 Nov 2018
“Nice Square”
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Tercentenary Square is a cosy and hidden square, situated over Plaza de Armas; I met it casually, coming down from San Blas Square. It is an excellent belvedere if you want to "spy" the activities at Plaza de Armas, but far from "crowd". At sunset...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful square with lots of restaurants and some shops. On two sides the historic parts including the Cathedral with the black christ and the last supper painting with the guest appearance of the guinea pig. Statue/ waterfall in the middle

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 422iana
Reviewed 19 November 2018

A pretty square in the center with a fountain and some lovely architecture. Nice place to get a perspective on the city, open space.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 26 June 2018

On the day we visited here the locals were preparing for the winter solstice and practicing dancing in full costume. It appears that they often practice their dancing here, although not always in costume.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tastraveller20152015
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This was a very important area for viewing the celebrations taking place in Plaza during Inti Raymi parades and dancing and music of every kind...must see and sit here!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank WmnAud
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Tercentenary Square ist in my opinion part of the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, but do be honest, I do not know where the real difference between both squares is. Probably the Tercentenary Square is only the inner quarter of the Plaza de Armas.... However,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Fabian308
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Tercentenary Square is a section of the Plaza de Armas in Cusco and also a bustling section of the city. The square has stunning views of the churches and the Statue of Jesus. There are a plethora of restaurants and shops surrounding the square.

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank Luvs2TravelAnywhere
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This is by far the best place to be in all of Cusco. The Square has spectacular views of the hills lit up at night and has so many great restaurants and places to shop at. A must do while in Cusco!

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank SteveRainville99
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This is the Plaza de Armas, Cusco's main square & where most of the tourist activity takes place, nice places for snacks & coffee on balconies overlooking the plaza - gets chilly in the evenings so wrap up if you are going ot be there...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank MikeinCusco
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Spend your time wandering Cusco and put this square on your list but don't fret if you don't make it to this spot. I suggest having a general itinerary of Cusco sites and wander. You will be constantly entertained and discover new things around every...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank imdarkside
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

I would not really call this a Square; it is more, I think, of a space adjacent to the city's main square. It is however very pretty and good to people watch.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank CarmichaelVentura
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