Plaza de Armas
Almost every Peruvian city or town, no matter how small, has a main square, usually called the Plaza de Armas. Cuzco’s is the center of the city in every sense, and in the time of the Inca was connected to Plaza Regocijo, just on the other side. It’s a beautiful place to stroll and, while you’re there, you can visit the Cathedral, known in particular for paintings commissioned of native artists trained in what is referred to as the Escuela Cusqueña or Cuzco School of Art. Of particular note is the depiction of the Last Supper, featuring items native to Peru, such as a guinea pig in the place of honor as the main dish.
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