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Planetarium Cusco

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Address: Reserva eco turistica privada Llaullipata | Km 2 carretera Sacsayhuamán, Cusco 0084, Peru
Phone Number:
974782692
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   We are an Cultural interpretation center about how the Andean...

   We are an Cultural interpretation center about how the Andean people understand the skies. The explanation in two rooms give us a great perspective, in dome we learn about southern sky and finally, if weather allows, we enjoy some stargazing!

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Cusco by Night Including Pisco Sour and The Planetarium
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A wonderful overview of the Southern Hemisphere says

We got lucky the night we went with a clear sky and almost full moon. The presentation was very well done helping identify the constellations and the importance of the sky to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got lucky the night we went with a clear sky and almost full moon. The presentation was very well done helping identify the constellations and the importance of the sky to the Incas. The telescopes were available to view the a nebula, the moon and some important features.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was amazing and we appreciated how a family ran a private planetarium so there could be one in Cusco. It was nice to learn about the history of the stars and learn about constellations important to the Inca people.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good to be informed of southern sky in a lovely place with very informative guide Family run business /good pick up and managed to see some stars although cloudy night

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there were three stages to the visit - an initial introduction to inca culture and the role of astrology, a visit to the dome where the constellations were plotted out then a view of the actual stars through telescopes. this was all very interesting. they provided blankets but we were still quite cold so my top tip would be to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

To visit this place was beautiful and to be able to understand the great dominion that had the quechuas on the astronomy as well as my culture (china)

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Sorry for the bad review but I had to balance out the othere reviews that were really inaccurated. The cost of the is is $50 soles each. This is a privated business with a homemade planitarium and really no observatory (they have 2 telescopes & 1 binoculars). The story telling took up most of the time and was not that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

A new option in Cusco to be able to visit but recommended in days of full moon or beautiful days and to be able to observe the variety of contelaciones in the space

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

An amazing little adventure. They meet you in town, minibus you there and then give you a little information about the incan cosmovision and archaeoastronomy. I loved the stories of the black llama and the chakanas as well as learning about the role the stars played on Incan life. It was popularist rather than academic which meant it was of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky that Ana Maria was so accommodating over the Christmas period when their third party booking system accidentally allowed our booking on a night they had training. They had no idea we were awaiting collection, but dropped everything when we called to ensure we didn't miss out. She is very passionate about the history of her country... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting talk in English about astronomy in S Hemisphere and info about Inca astronomy. As it is rainy season, we knew it might be cloudy, but the super-enthusiastic astronomer still managed to find us the Andromeda galaxy and 7 Sisters constellation despite the persistent cloud cover. The transport to and from Cusco centre was quick and safe. Maybe a bit... More 

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