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Sacsayhuaman

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All reviews sexy woman huge stones inca fortress impressive site great view of cusco stone work stone walls amazing ruins great site machu picchu cristo blanco inca ruin walk up well worth the visit inti raymi cusco city tourist ticket
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing how the Incas machined the stones so perfectly flat! The Christo Blanco is also another great nearby attraction. Both are a must see!

Thank Engineer99
Reviewed yesterday

Outstanding example of Incan fortification system and spiritual temple. Great hike back into town too!

Thank Steven R
Reviewed yesterday

One of the popular Inca's ruins. Closer to cusco , you just need a 10 sol taxi ride to reach here. Beautiful inca structures. Amazed to see the skills of Incas in building this fortress

Thank Muthu R
Reviewed 2 days ago

The views of Cusco from the top of the ruins are impressive. And like all Inka ruins, it's awesome to see the engineering that they used.

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was really nice to walk among these impressiv ruins. Despite the tourists, the atmosphere is peaceful and nice. Great views of the White Christ as well.

Thank CXuor
Reviewed 2 days ago

I found Sacsayhuaman more impressive than Machu Picchu. It is such an amazing archaeological site. You can go there on your own, but I would suggest to take a tour with a knowledgeable tour guide in order to notice all the impressive parts of the...More

Thank liese879
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When going to Machu Picchu I had not expected to visit so many other locations with so much history, views, and altitude. Outstanding!

Thank barrett06515
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very worthwhile and just a short taxi ride or even a walk from the city centre is you are acclimatised. I would strongly recommend using a guide though as the ruins are extensive. Great panorama view over the city.

Thank 45viv
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s a huge construction that the Spanish tryed to destroy but it was so big that you still can see it’s magnificence, I recommend to hire a guide, there is no info around and it’s a rock construction that if you don’t get any explanation...More

Thank camilapp2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

When you tour Cusco and stand before the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, take a long moment and look up at those terraced zig-zagging walls. Try to picture the fortress temple as it looked 500 years ago during the reign the Inca.

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Ana Lucia L
9 May 2018|
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Response from Nitasha J | Reviewed this property |
I believe at the bottom of one entrance there is someone checking your boletas. I am not quite sure that it would be considered a lost and found area. So sorry I couldn’t be of more help but I didn’t see any information... More
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PRZFRED
16 April 2018|
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Response from Sail_Scarlett | Reviewed this property |
I caught a cab to the furthest one Tambomachay, about 10km out of the city and uphill. Then I spent the next few hours walking the 10km back down the road and seeing the sight as I came to them. It was a pretty long day but... More
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PRZFRED
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Response from OneWendy | Reviewed this property |
the horse rides don't take you to Sacsayhuaman but to the Temple of the Moon and of the Monkey. These sites can't be accessed by tourist bus. These ruins are fantastic...few tourists...interesting carvings and caves...my... More
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