14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Twilight in the Ancient Capital

The sky darkens over Cusco (Cuzco), the ancient capital of the Inca empire. Spanish colonial architecture forms the most prominent elements of the cities cityscape, while the mountains in the Andean highlands form the backdrop. Centered here is Plaza de Armas, the central square of Cuzco.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Cusco, Peru
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Justin Lagace