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San Pedro Market

San Pedro Market: Our most recommended tours and activities

Tranvia del Cusco City Tour por la Ciudad

1. Tranvia del Cusco City Tour por la Ciudad

Disfruta una de los viajes mas espectaculares del cusco en un de los tranvias mas antiguas del cusco con una historio profunda de la era del inicio de la modernización del cusco Historia del Tranvia cusco En el año de 1908 Don Antonio Velasco empresario cusqueño forma una empresa para ofrecer el servicio de tranvía para la ciudad del Cusco que cubría la ruta Plaza Regocijo-San Bernardo-San Andres-Av.Pardo-Estación de Wanchaq, se ordenaron 12 bagones a la empresa J. G. Brill Company Pennsylvania de los ee uu los mismos que eran tirados por mulas, el nombre del sistema de transporte se llamó Ferrocarril Urbano del Cuzco el mismo que funcionó hasta el año de 1946. Esta bonita experiencias inicia en la plaza de armas del cusco a una hora indicada para hacer todo el recorrido durante 2 horas por cusco antiguo y moderno Nuestro guia nos explicara de toda la historia del cusco desde la epoca inca y sus funciones como capital delos incas Recorrido del Tour Nuetro recorrido combina plaza de armas de cusco,plaza de regocijo,plaza de san francisco,mercado de san pedro, la av el sol, qoricancha, pintural mural de av el sol, La iglecia de santa teresa, rio sapy, la casa imbrujada, mirador de san cristobal, palacio de qolcampata, complejo arqueologico de sacayhuaman y el Cristo redentor de Cusco y final en cusco. Este tour de 2 horas te permite comoser cusco colonial por fuera en esta actividad no se ingresa a sacsayhuamana pero el recorrido solo pasa a lado de complejo el guia los explicara sus funciones de este lugar En este recorrido si tendremos una bajada del tranvia por 10 mínutos en la parte alta del cusco Llamado cristo blanvo (cristo redentor) para la fotografía de todo la ciudad del cusco

Cooking Class in Cusco and Local Market Tour

2. Cooking Class in Cusco and Local Market Tour

This Culinary experience starts at the meeting point Door Number 1, San Pedro Market. this is the most traditional market of Cusco (since 1925). In the market tour you will discover the most exotic fruits os Cusco, chees, bread, chocolate & cacao, quinua, potatoes and more. This wonderufl experience continues with a short walk (4 blocks) to the Cooking-Studio located in the historic center of Cusco. The kitchen will be ready to start the Peruvian cooking classes. You will start the class making a Peruvian cocktail: Pisco Sour of Passion Fruit, then Cebiche, Pisco Expresso martini (pisco cocktail), Quinoa Tamal, and the Chicha Punch (pisco cocktail). Chef Jesus will explain, step by step, how to prepare a 03 Peruvian dishes: Cebiche, Causa Limeña, Quinoa Tamal and the 02 pisco cocktails, there are available Non-Alcoholic verssion of cocktails. And the most traditional dessert of Peru: Picarones with honey (available free sugar) Plus: there is available water Welcome Drink is included: Chicha Morada Notice: *Our dishes are easy to be converted into vegetarian. *To know your food requirements is very important

Cusco: Planetarium and Night Tour with Dinner and Pisco Sour

3. Cusco: Planetarium and Night Tour with Dinner and Pisco Sour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Cusco, and then explore the city after dark in a small group of no more than 8 people on a late afternoon and evening tour. Stroll to San Pedro Market to discover a hidden gem where the locals shop, and learn about the variety of native fruits and vegetables on sale. Taste some of the local produce as you explore, and get an insight into the traditional medicinal herbs and their uses. Next, visit the main square to enjoy an authentic pisco sour and learn about pisco production as you savor the national drink. Continue to Planetarium Cusco to watch a presentation from the astronomers about the night sky in Peru, and check out the constellations of the southern hemisphere through the powerful telescopes. End with a traditional dinner of typical food and take a walking tour of the historical center to see the landmarks illuminated for the night.

Cusco: Historical Walking Tour and Market Visit

4. Cusco: Historical Walking Tour and Market Visit

Explore the historical sights of Cusco with a guide born in the city and get an insight into what it is like to live there. Hear tales and historical facts about local highlights and marvel at colonial buildings and unique Inca monuments from pre-Hispanic days. Take in some impressive panoramic views of the city before making your way to San Pedro Market. Learn all about the regional produce on sale as you soak up the atmosphere. Continue to the Inca temple of Coricancha, dedicated to the sun god Inti and mostly destroyed after the 16th century to build the neighboring Convent of Santo Domingo . Visit the convent before taking a stroll from the artisan neighborhood of San Blas to the beautifully preserved street of Hatun Rumiyoc that originally led to the Antisuyu quarter of the Inca Empire. Continue to Plaza de Armas to visit the cathedral and marvel at masterpieces of colonial architecture.

Cusco Cooking Class and San Pedro Market Tour

5. Cusco Cooking Class and San Pedro Market Tour

This amazing culinary experience starts at the meeting point situated at Plazoleta of San Pedro, a lovely place where the Market of San Pedro is located. The market was opened in 1925 and during the market tour you will see thousands of stores with a great variety of food such as cheeses, fruits, vegetables, handcraft, menus, among other things. The San Pedro Market is the main supply point in the city, where tourists and locals come daily. This place was part of the Inca Trail that connected to Plaza de Armas, during the Inca Empire. The food tour continues with a short walk until reach the cooking studio located very near from the market in the historic center of Cusco. The kitchen will be ready to start the Peruvian cooking classes. You will start the class making a Peruvian cocktail known as Pisco Sour. This traditional alcoholic drink is made with Pisco, a grape distillated liquor, with lemon juice. The professional chef will explain, step by step, how to prepare a 4-course menu with basic cooking techniques. We are going to start with a tasty traditional first course called Tiradito. This amazing dish is made with raw trout fish cut into sashimi slices covered with delicious sauces. The second course will depend of the class time. If your booking is for lunch, you will learn to cook a Mashua pureé with a Peruvian-Chinese sauté mushrooms, with the same flavors of a lomo saltado. The mashua is a tuber, very similar to the potato, harvested in the high Andes mountains and with amazing healthy properties. If you selected the dinner time, you will prepare a creamy Potatoes and Moraya cake. The moraya, also known as Chuño, is naturally dehydrated potato made with ancestral techniques. In the third course you will cook an important ingredient very use in the mountains’ cuisine, the Quinoa. For lunch, you are going to prepare Tamales of Quinoa, and for dinner a lovely Quinotto with mushrooms, a risotto style dish. You will enjoy your dish after finishing it and share with the rest of the group this great experience. Also, you will taste a non-alcoholic drink known as Chicha Morada, a sweet drink made with purple corn. The last course will be delicious desserts made with local fruits such us lucuma, chirimoya, aguaymanto and passion fruit.

Cusco: Coricancha, Cathedral & San Pedro Market Walking Tour

6. Cusco: Coricancha, Cathedral & San Pedro Market Walking Tour

Today you will participate in a walking tour starting at the Coricancha Temple, one of the most important buildings in the city. It was one of the most important centers of worship to the Sun God of the Incas that was converted into a convent after the arrival of the Spanish. Then visit the wonderful Cusco Cathedral, built between 1560 and 1664, and end the tour visiting the San Pedro market, a pantry of thousands of products from different areas of the region. Finally, you will return to your hotel.

Cusco: San Pedro, San Blas, & Sacsayhuaman Private Tour

7. Cusco: San Pedro, San Blas, & Sacsayhuaman Private Tour

Enjoy a private city tour of Cusco with a guide. Visit San Blas, the San Pedro Market, the main square, and Sacsayhuaman as you learn about the city's Inca history. Start your tour with a pickup from your hotel in Cusco. Drive to the neighborhood of San Blas and take in its mix of traditional and bohemian elements. Discover the streets of San Blas, home to Cusco's artists and craftspeople. Stroll among its charming bars, shops, and art galleries. Next, explore the bustling market of San Pedro. Walking among stalls selling a rich variety of local products, such as potatoes, traditional Andean food, and flowers. After your visit to the market, go to the main square. See the Cathedral and Convent of Santo Domingo, built on top of the remains of the Incan Coricancha Temple. End your tour at the impressive Sacsayhuaman fortress. This is where the annual Sun Festival takes place every June.

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What people are saying about San Pedro Market

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Excellent tour of the city of Cuzco, many very interesting places with a lot of history! The incredible guide knows a lot about the subject and makes you wait all the time for the information he provides !!!! highly recommended…

We had a wonderful time exploring Cuzco and the market with our guide. He was patient to explain everything and let us stop when we wanted to shop or have a quick snack. The planetarium visit was great and informative.