Almanac : Population: 300,000 Historical Note: Cuzco or Qosqo in quechua means “The earths navel”, a - used to be the center of the Incan empire, called Tahuantinsuyo , “The four fourths of the world”. Economy: Tourism, Agriculture and Handcraft sales. By: INC
Ancient and Modern center of Cuzco, it corresponds to the huacaypata , the ancient central plaza of the Inca. The Cuzco Cathedral is here. The Spanish conquistadores began its construction in 1560, and it took them 94 years to complete it.
Situated in one of the walls of the Incan palace, Hatunrumiyoc . The walls were built with such precision that not even a credit card
The vast majority of the dishes made in Cuzco are made with potatoes, the reason is because there is a big variety of them. The other produce is corn.
Tupac Amaru (Died 1572) The last Inca emperor that was allowed to be a ceremonial figurehead but lost all political power after Francisco Pizarro and the Spanish conquistadors conquered Cuzco. By: INC
Tupac Amaru II 1742 –1781) A direct descendant of Tupac Amaru. He led the first rebellion in the New World against the Spanish empire in Peru. His rebellion was unsuccessful because he was betrayed by close advisors. Executed (with family) in 1781. By: INC
Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971–1996) Named after Tupac Amaru II because his mother hoped he would be a leader that resisted the forces of oppression, i.e. the government, corrupt police and etc. By: INC