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Address: Cusco, Peru
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This is another great spot to go, it's totally worth it. I suggest you get in touch with Casablanca tours so they can take care of it all, you'll have the great experience with a... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
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Dallas, Texas
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133 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is on the peak of a hill. Our guide speculated that it was originally a lookout for protection. Very interesting.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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395 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the fortress is nice, as well to understand a bit the system of the incas with fortresses and towers along their routes. Nevertheless this is not a must see in Cusco.

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Thank haktus
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

... located roughly 4–5 miles (7 kilometers) from Cusco on the road to Pisac. The fort is located on high ground overlooking the Cusco valley and Tambomachay, creating a beautiful view into the valley. However, from the fort there is not much to discover, would recommend focusing on other places in Cusco.

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Brandon, Mississippi
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great place to see how the Incan culture existed. Lots of steps and uneven ground. Might be difficult for some.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This was an interesting stop on the city tour. Well worth going. The day we went, it was rainy but we realized that the rain comes and goes quickly in Peru. Just have a rain jacket and good shoes!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is another great spot to go, it's totally worth it. I suggest you get in touch with Casablanca tours so they can take care of it all, you'll have the great experience with a well organized and charming team in your back.

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Winchester, Tennessee
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Not a very large site, but a nice hilltop view, and moderate stonework. Can be accessed with the Boleto Turistico ticket that can be bought in Cusco

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Puka Pukara is part of the Saqsayhuaman complex. It was a portion of a military complex that was used to protect the farmers in the valley below. There is not much to see other than the great view.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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357 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

As part of our tour of Sacsayhuaman we visited Puka Pukara right after visiting Tambomachay. On its own it may not be an outstanding place but viewed as a part of the entire archeological site it makes tremendous sense. Puka seems to have been a fortified entrance that defended Tambomachay and is actually less than a mile away and downhill... More 

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429 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Puka Pukara is one of several sites that anticipate Machu Picchu. Visiting the multiple sites around Cusco provides a historical overview of the Inka Empire.

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