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This traditional old quarter of Cusco is the city's most picturesque district characterized by narrow and steep streets, colonial houses built with walls of Incan stone and numerous art workshops.
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“art galleries” (20 reviews)
“artisan shops” (18 reviews)
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Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved staying in San Blas. The steep cobblestone streets were my favorite and the quaint artisan shops along the streets were beautiful

Thank HummingbirdFK
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the vibe in this area , amazing bohemian feel. Lots of quirky restaraunts and shops selling all sorts of fun psychedelics and such :)

Thank craig h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the San blas area as it was full of narrow quirky little cobbled streets full of hidden restaurants, art galleries and shops selling lots of authentic jewellery and clothes. It's a shoppers paradise for souvenirs. It's a lot quieter than plaza de armas...More

Thank Nats1198
Reviewed 1 week ago

San Blas is such a quaint area. We wish we began our journey here, but we actually ended our journey there. It's quiet and there's lots to do.

Thank aldang12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in san blas and walked passed this square every day. The area is more expensive than the rest of cusco but it is nice to walk around and find good restaurants and small shops. San blas is for me such a relevant part...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice corner of Cusco with a lot of art galleries, shops and bars. Amazing place to kill some time and to enjoy this wonderful city.

Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice plaza and church near the main plaza in Cuzco. San Blas church has a beautiful carved wood pulpit.

Thank Bert V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For those among you who think of Plaza de Armas as a crowded tourist rip-off place, San Blas quarter (including its namesake church and adjacent square) is a compelling alternative. 5-10 walking minutes away, the area features many artsy boutiques and galleries as well as...More

1  Thank Niko P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my absolute favourite area of Cusco. The winding cobbled streets and small artistic boutiques make wandering around this area a pleasure. I spent a week staying here and never really had to leave. Yoga in the Healing House, breakfast in any number of...More

Thank Chloe K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Blas is worth a visit for the market and quirky little stores. Lovely architecture away from the noise and buzz of other city areas.

Thank Claire_porteous1989
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Alaskanhali
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Response from ann m | Reviewed this property |
Never seen anyone making them
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Michelle D
24 March 2015|
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Response from Josue A | Reviewed this property |
Most of the small shops are open until 9pm, especially the ones in the center, near Plaza de Armas. The markets, though, close at 5pm.
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