Cusco was the historic capital of the Inca Empire. In 1983, Cusco was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO with the title "City of Cuzco".
Cusco was long an important center of indigenous people. Many believe that the city was planned as an effigy in the shape of a puma, a sacred animal.
Now a days Cusco is one of the most pluricultural, cosmopolitan and touristic cities in Peru, beautiful landscapes and friendly people.
MachuPicchu is one of the top destinations in South america and its located in Cusco.
Cusco is definitely one of the top study abroad destinations in South America .