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CHINCHERO SITE MUSEUM



Address: Plaza de Armas de Chinchero, Urubamba. Telephone: (084) 22-3245
Admission time: Tue- Sun from 9:00 to 17:00. Free entrance.

The Chinchero Site Museum is in the Main Square of Chinchero, province of Urubamba, this museum has two wide rooms. At the entrance, we can admire archaeological pieces found in the area
(Utilitarian pottery, metals, stone remains, metal tools, stone objects, mortars to pound grains and plants, among others) as well as photographs and a huge stone rock carved in the shape of a puma. In the second room, we find an important collection of paintings of the Academy of Cusco and two mannequins wearing typical clothes. We suggest visiting the Sunday market, the beautiful colonial church and pre Hispanic buildings around the square.

Exhibition: Objects found in the excavation of that area such as pottery, stony material and remains. Colonial painting from XVII and XVIII centuries.

KORICANCHA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM


Address: In the Inca Temple. Square of Santo Domingo.
Telephones: (084) 22-3245 / 22-2071
Admission time: Mon- Sat from 8:00 to 17:00; Sun from 14:00 to 16:00
The Koricancha Museum is located in front of the temple of Santo Domingo. It exhibits Prehispanic objects from the different areas of Cusco. It is a small museum displayed in three rooms: Preinca, Inca and Colony. Most of them are the result of excavations performed in Coricancha ( in Quechua Qurikancha, "Golden patio") during 1992-1995.
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TAKI MUSEUM


Address: Hatunrumíyoc 487.
Telephone: (084) 68-3467
e-mail: flcanelo@chaski.unsaac.edu.pe
Admission time: Mon- Sat from 10:00 to 20:00.

Taki, in Quechua "sing and dance", is a must for music lovers. This Taki Museum collects an extensive sample of original musical instruments of native Andean, Amazonian and foreigner communities. It has a file of original music from diverse towns and offers guided visits. On Fridays, they perform musical shows and group sessions of ritual music. Coordinate in advance.


 
 
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