We took a bus to Tambomachay and visited several ruins on the walk back down to Cusco, with the last being Sacsaywaman. This was by far the best of all the ruins, as well as being the largest. If you don't have time to see...More
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Sacsayhuamen is an Inca ruin on a hill overlooking Cusco. An amazing ruin, built as a fortress. Worth the trip as the views of Cusco are amazing. Don't forget to visit the White Christ Statue.
I must admit I am a bit bias when we talk about pre-Colombian architecture as I am a big fan, but this Inca ceremonial site is magnificent in whichever way you want to look at it. Size, location, construction, design and materials to build it....More
We walked from the Plaza de Armas in Cusco up the hill to Sacsayhuaman in about a half hour, all uphill but with great views of the city as you go. You can stop at the San Cristobal church on the way, then a little...More
Was not informed facility does not accept credit cards or american dollars. Hiked up hill and never able to enter facility due to lack of local soles.
Short drive from Cusco, the ruins of this fantastic fort show t he amazing construction talent of the Incas. Hard to believe that thousands of giant stones fit so perfectly together that the walls of this fortified complex built more than 1,000 years ago with...More