Boleto Turistico, a tourist pass that almost every traveler to Cuzco must buy, includes admission to more than a dozen of the most popular ruins and museums in Cuzco and the Sacred Valley (though not all of them). The pass will get you into:
- Santa Catalina Monastery and Museum
- Contemporary Art Museum
- Regional Historic Museum
- Museo de Arte Popular
- Cusco Center of Art and Native Folkloric Dances
- Monument to Pachacuteq
- Qorikancha site museum
- Pisac ruins
- Puka Pukara
- Tambo Machay
- Ollantaytambo ruins
Each site can only be visited once with the ticket. The ticket lasts for 10 days and can be bought at the Oficina Ejecutiva del Comite (22-6919), which sits in the same building as the iPeru office at Av. El Sol 103.
Price: S/130 (or S/70 for students with ID).
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