Hello bloggers, today I will wrote about the south valley of Cusco, which without a doubt cannot be missed. Read more on our blog…The southern valley of Cuzco in Peru is known for combining beautiful natural landscapes, Inca architecture in Tipon, pre architecture, Inca Wari in Pikillacta, visit Andahuaylillas its beautiful chapel, known as the “Sistine Chapel of America”; without forgetting the tasty gastronomy that can be tasted in Saylla, Huasao. To the south of the city of Cusco, on the way to the high plateau, there is this valley of impressive landscapes and memorable archaeological centers, Vilcanota River and the South Valley of Cuzco awaits you with picturesque villages and a nature of warm beauty.
Most of the people of the people who are going to visit the Sacred Valley and the South Valley in Cuzco, this if you want a wider view of what was the ancient Peru. Slightly less spectacular than the Sacred Valley, but with a contained beauty. The Valley of the South is an authentic site, you will find much less visitors, several interesting places, besides being closer than the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Take a day trip to the South Valley in Cusco, without doubt you will see wonderful places to visit, and will be one of the ways to enter the heart of Peruvian culture.Visit the Sistine Chapel of the Americas:
The church of the city of Andahuaylillas is known as the (Sistine Chapel of the Americas). It is situated in a beautiful and quiet square. The works of art inside made this baroque church famous. It has beautiful paintings made by the school of religious art of Cusco “School Cusqueña”.
Visit the Tipón complex:
The Tipón complex will show a set of terraces and water channels that are believed to have been used by the Incas as a ceremonial center for worshiping the liquid element. The current town of Tipon has several vendors along the main road, especially on weekends, when all the restaurants open their doors so you can taste one of the favorite dishes here, roasted timber (The Porquindo of India).
The pre-Inca ruins of Piquillacta:
This is different from the previous site, it is a pre-Inca city. This adobe complex was built by the Wari culture, which dominated the central and coastal regions of Peru. It is considered the first culture that made use of overlapping agricultural terraces; in addition, many of the administrative practices of the Incas were adopted from the Wari civilization.
See the Huacarpay lagoon:
You can make a short walk to the Huacarpay lagoon. This wetland has been declared a place of international importance due to the large number of migratory birds that stop here. Every October thousands of birds from the northern hemisphere use this place as a crossing point to the south. Then, when the northern winter ends, in April, they stop on the way back to the northern summer. In addition, birds that avoid the harsh winter in the Andes migrate to this place to enjoy the relatively low altitude, enjoy the best temperatures and the large amount of food. This is a lovely place to enjoy your lunch around Cusco city.
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