This place is lively and Beautiful. Its Historic Center of Cusco and people roam around till early Morning. I was there on Halloween Night and Peru celebrates it serioisly. Till Morning 5 everyone was up and celebrating it in Plaza De Armas. All the main Functions/Ceremonies happens here. Like Military walk.
One of the four largest squares in Havana's old urban area is also the oldest square built by the Spanish colonists. The construction of churches and government public buildings around the square is also a common practice in the colonial cities when Spain colonized the Americas. At present, the main attractions around the square are the Royal Power Castle on the Northeast side, the first fortress of Havana; the chapel on the East side, which was built to commemorate the construction of Havana and the first mass for Spanish landings. The kapok trees near the chapel are regarded as divine trees, but now they are planted later; and the building on the west side was once the seat of the Governor's office in old age. The front floor tiles are made of narrow wooden strips, which are very distinctive. In the center of the square is a garden with a statue of the father of Cuba.
At an altitude of 3,300 metres, the "Sky City Cusco,,,,,,,,," is the oldest and most inhabited city on the continent. It was once the most important stronghold of the Inca Empire, and is now undoubtedly the archaeological capital of the American continent and one of the most well-preserved museums of colonial life. The Arms Square is surrounded by an arched corridor during the colonial period, which was once the center of the ancient Inca capital.
The centre of Cusco was the Arms Square (every conquered city had a Arms Square). The Inca palaces were converted into churches by the Spanish. However, the streets around the Arms Square were well preserved as cobweb streets. The streets around the Arms Square lasted more than an hour. The ancient city was built on the hillside, with a little breathing up and down, and some alleys. Zi Zi was too dark to go in (cover his face) and the scattered street layout was really delicious (snickering). You can imagine how brilliant the Inca Empire was.
In Peru, the Plaza de Arma (Spanish Plaza de Arma) is generally called the Arms Square. Nearly every city in South America has a central square, where the most important churches and historic buildings are gathered. People like to sit on the benches in the center of the square "Pasar", feed birds, read books, daze and chat with strangers. In Cusco, this square is Arms Square. There is no doubt that Weapons Square is the busiest place in Cusco. Every day thousands of tourists pass by, where the local people rest and play. Indigenous women and children dressed in traditional costumes sit in the nearby alleys and on the steps at the church entrance, forming a beautiful scene.
Kusko Weapons Square is in the center of the city. If you take a taxi from the airport, it's only 20 Peruvian Sol. If you take a regular taxi, it's about 20 dollars. In fact, it's OK to take an ordinary taxi. Peruvian people are very simple. There are many hotels near Weapons Square, shopping and eating are also very convenient.
this is a great place to get your bearings before you set off to see all the local historical buildings and cathedrals. you will also find it the tourist information in this area which are very helpful I will prevent you from being tricked into buying tours by unscrupulous dealers. there are many restaurants in this area but they are expensive and you can get cheap meals if you are willing to walk up the sidestreet