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Cusco / Cuzco

facts in brief


Part of  Braun and Hogenberg I-58 map, 1572
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-58 map, 1572







Facts in brief:

Often called the "Archaeological Capital of South America"; taken by Spanish under Pizarro 1533; famous for ruins of Inca temples, fortresses, walls & palaces; suffered great damage during earthquake in 1950.

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