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Sacsayhuaman

Portal de Panes 123, C. C. Ruisenores Oficina 206 | Plaza de Armas Cusco, Cusco 051, Peru
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Cusco Markets and Ruins Small Group Tour
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Ranked #3 of 97 Attractions in Cusco
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Owner description: The ruin complex of this military fortress is a superb example of Inca architectural skills since it was made of enormous carved limestone boulders (some weighing more than 300 tons each) that were fit together perfectly without the use of mortar.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It's worth going up there from Cusco. You can also take a bus to pisaq and jump of at the 4th arqueological site and walk back to cusco. On the way you can see 4 inca sites.

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Kfar-Saba , Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

You need a guide to fully benefit from the visit there and some background of Inca and Pre-Inca history

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

amazing view and wall structure....go high up to see the wall...interesting.....easily spend an hour here

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Tasmania
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Very powerful. It's amazing how they could have built all this, some of the stones weight 150 tonnes

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Harrisburg
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The whole site is massive and presents fine examples of Pre-Inca architecture. Huge stones were placed in diagonal rows by hand to form the existing platforms. Remarkable achievement.

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California
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282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

This old Inca fortress was, in a word, amazing. Some of the stones forming parts of the walls weigh as much as 300 tons and mesh perfectly with other large stones. All without machinery or computers

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

This area was very interesting to learn about. We did have a guide to give us historic information and that is a big help in order to appreciate the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

A visit to the site is important to understand Cuzco and its Inca design. It is close and very easy to visit.

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Really great complex even some Llames & Alpacas roaming the grounds. At this site you can explore some very large stone walls of the Inka's. It's really amazing how well these stones fit together.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Easy access and very interesting, especially with a guide. Very user friendly as you can easily walk among the ruins and get up close and personal

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