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Calle Hatun Rumiyoc del Cusco

Hatun Rumiyoc Street is one of the most famous streets in the city of Cusco because on its wall is the Stone of the 12 angles, which was part of the palace of Inca Roca.

Hatun Rumiyoc comes from the Quechua language which translates as "big stone". It presents a wall of well carved stones, with particular construction of the Inca period and in the upper part contains colonial and republican structures.

Where is Calle Hatun Rumiyoc located?

Hatun Rumiyoc is located near the historic center of the city of Cusco, on the street of the same name.

How to get to Hatun Rumiyoc Street from the Plaza de Armas?

If you are in the Plaza de Armas or in any part of the Historic Center, the best option is to walk straight ahead along El Triunfo street and only 6 minutes away you can easily reach Hatun Rumiyoc street.

What to see and do in Hatun Rumiyoc Street?

In this street you can appreciate the stone of the 12 angles, you can also find the Archbishop's Palace that was built on the Inca stones for the first bishop Vicente de Valverde, also, you can visit the Museum of Religious Art.

If you are a lover of handmade souvenirs, this street is the right one because it has many stores that offer different products such as bracelets, necklaces, decorations, alpaca stuffed animals, backpacks, ponchos and other artwork.

It is a good option to taste some traditional or foreign food because the different restaurants are just steps away.

The famous stone of the 12 angles

The stone of the 12 angles is known worldwide for having corners that fit perfectly with the other stones around it, it is one of the highest representations of Inca architecture and that is why many wonder how it is so folded and attached to the wall?

It is impressive to see the relief of this construction, which is composed of green diorite volcanic stone. It weighs about 6 tons, measures approximately 1 meter high and 1.20 meters long.

12 Angle Stone
12-angle stone

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Calle Hatun Rumiyoc - Antigua Photo: National Geographic
Calle Hatun Rumiyoc - Antigua photo: National Geographic
Calle Hatun Rumiyoc
Calle Hatun Rumiyoc
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