Museum Historico Regional

Museum

Description

Museum Historico Regional

Located in the colonial mansion of the famous writer and chronicler Garcilaso de la Vega cusqueño Chimpuocllo, the building dates from the late sixteenth century and early seventeenth century and was inhabited by Garcilaso until 1560, when he went to Spain permanently. He stood on Inca terraces that formed the Plaza Cusipata. Regarding the building typology shows an influence of civil Andalusian building, developing from a central courtyard, a gallery of arches, stone balconies on the centreline east and wood in the rest of the crujías the second level. It was operated with restoration processes after the earthquakes of 1650, 1950 and 1986.


Dirección

  • Street Garcilaso Heladeros s / n. Casa del Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

Phone and Mail

(084) 223245

museos@culturacusco.gob.pe


Ticket prices

Nacionales: General: S/. 70

Foreign: General S/. 130

Visitors and local students: free Saturday


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