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San Pedro Market

San Pedro Market: Our most recommended tours and activities

Cusco: Planetarium and Night Tour with Dinner and Pisco Sour

1. Cusco: Planetarium and Night Tour with Dinner and Pisco Sour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Cusco, and then explore the city after dark in a small group of no more than 8 people on a late afternoon and evening tour. Stroll to San Pedro Market to discover a hidden gem where the locals shop, and learn about the variety of native fruits and vegetables on sale. Taste some of the local produce as you explore, and get an insight into the traditional medicinal herbs and their uses. Next, visit the main square to enjoy an authentic pisco sour and learn about pisco production as you savor the national drink. Continue to Planetarium Cusco to watch a presentation from the astronomers about the night sky in Peru, and check out the constellations of the southern hemisphere through the powerful telescopes. End with a traditional dinner of typical food and take a walking tour of the historical center to see the landmarks illuminated for the night.

Cusco: Historical Walking Tour and Market Visit

2. Cusco: Historical Walking Tour and Market Visit

Explore the historical sights of Cusco with a guide born in the city and get an insight into what it is like to live there. Hear tales and historical facts about local highlights and marvel at colonial buildings and unique Inca monuments from pre-Hispanic days. Take in some impressive panoramic views of the city before making your way to San Pedro Market. Learn all about the regional produce on sale as you soak up the atmosphere. Continue to the Inca temple of Coricancha, dedicated to the sun god Inti and mostly destroyed after the 16th century to build the neighboring Convent of Santo Domingo . Visit the convent before taking a stroll from the artisan neighborhood of San Blas to the beautifully preserved street of Hatun Rumiyoc that originally led to the Antisuyu quarter of the Inca Empire. Continue to Plaza de Armas to visit the cathedral and marvel at masterpieces of colonial architecture.

Cusco: Coricancha, Cathedral & San Pedro Market Walking Tour

3. Cusco: Coricancha, Cathedral & San Pedro Market Walking Tour

Today you will participate in a walking tour starting at the Coricancha Temple, one of the most important buildings in the city. It was one of the most important centers of worship to the Sun God of the Incas that was converted into a convent after the arrival of the Spanish. Then visit the wonderful Cusco Cathedral, built between 1560 and 1664, and end the tour visiting the San Pedro market, a pantry of thousands of products from different areas of the region. Finally, you will return to your hotel.

Cusco: San Pedro, San Blas, & Sacsayhuaman Private Tour

4. Cusco: San Pedro, San Blas, & Sacsayhuaman Private Tour

Enjoy a private city tour of Cusco with a guide. Visit San Blas, the San Pedro Market, the main square, and Sacsayhuaman as you learn about the city's Inca history. Start your tour with a pickup from your hotel in Cusco. Drive to the neighborhood of San Blas and take in its mix of traditional and bohemian elements. Discover the streets of San Blas, home to Cusco's artists and craftspeople. Stroll among its charming bars, shops, and art galleries. Next, explore the bustling market of San Pedro. Walking among stalls selling a rich variety of local products, such as potatoes, traditional Andean food, and flowers. After your visit to the market, go to the main square. See the Cathedral and Convent of Santo Domingo, built on top of the remains of the Incan Coricancha Temple. End your tour at the impressive Sacsayhuaman fortress. This is where the annual Sun Festival takes place every June.

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What people are saying about San Pedro Market

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Excellent tour of the city of Cuzco, many very interesting places with a lot of history! The incredible guide knows a lot about the subject and makes you wait all the time for the information he provides !!!! highly recommended…

We had a wonderful time exploring Cuzco and the market with our guide. He was patient to explain everything and let us stop when we wanted to shop or have a quick snack. The planetarium visit was great and informative.

Did the Cusco: Planetarium and Night Tour with Dinner and Pisco Sour with Percy. I highly recommend this tour as a way to get started in Cusco before venturing out. Please request Percy! You will not be dissapointed!