The Cantu flower, as many of us know it, is one of the many species of the Andean fauna, native to Bolivia and Peru.

This wonderful flower was used on many occasions by our ancestors the Incas, for funeral celebrations because it was believed that the Cantuta has some natural essences that makes the water is preserved for longer, well this water was put to the side of the deceased for this quench thirst during the eternal journey.

The Sacred Flower of the Incas has a great variety of colors among them highlights the red color. Visit Cusco and you can appreciate it in the Qorikancha and if you are looking for a cozy hotel stay in our boutique hotel - Unaytambo which is a few blocks from the temple of the sun.

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