What places of interest are in the surroundings of Pirwa Colonial?

Pirwa Colonial Hostel Edited: Sat, 28 Jan 2017

These are some of the attractions close to Pirwa Colonial, although there are many more interesting places, just consult at our reception and with the pleasure a person from our staff will give you more detailed information about where to go. Since Pirwa Colonial is located in the historic center of Cusco in Plaza San Francisco just 2 blocks from main square, you will find many interesting places to visit. For example, the largest local market in all of Cusco is the San Pedro market, here you can taste typical dishes, buy handmade products and fresh vegetables, fruits and much more, and is located just 2 blocks from Pirwa Colonial.


Other interesting places that are located just a few meters from Pirwa Colonial, are the Church and Museum of San Francisco that houses a series of paintings by different Peruvian painters and the church of Santa Clara, both are huge constructions made of stone.


Just 1 block from San Francisco Square, in Garcilaso Street is located in the Chocolate Museum (Chocomuseo) place that has workshops where you can learn how to make your own chocolate, taste a cup of hot chocolate on the balcony an interesting place where you can relax. In the same street you will also find the Regional Historical Museum, is a colonial house built on the remains of Cusipata square and where Inca and pre-Inca archeological pieces are exhibited.

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