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Address: Calle Triunfo 392 Int 102 | Plaza de Armas Cusco, Cusco 051, Peru
Phone Number: 971021010
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Description: The ruin complex of this military fortress is a superb example of Inca...
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.
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Stonehenge meets the pyramids

Visited here with tour guide and Sacsayhuaman is colossal. You have to wonder at the achievement, with many monster rocks, perfectly fitting into the rocks around them. If you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Visited here with tour guide and Sacsayhuaman is colossal. You have to wonder at the achievement, with many monster rocks, perfectly fitting into the rocks around them. If you think Stonehenge is amazing, Sacsayhuaman is stonehenge x 1000. Not to be missed. Take your wide-angle camera. Some maps & guide books suggest this can be walked to, and easily, from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The Spiritual Ruins and large stone walls are impressive. I centered myself and walked in the caves with an open heart willing to feel the energy of the Ruins. Science informs us that we are made of energy. Faith tells us that our souls (energy) are felt by others I enjoy visiting places with a historical energy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The magnitude of this site was almost unfathomable. The alpacas that inhabit it were fun to see. Some of the stones you wondered how they got them on top of each other and they fit perfectly. Amazing views down to the City of Cuzco.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great way to spend your 1-2 days of altitude acclimatization in Cuzco. The park gives you top-down perspective of the city and valley. It is also a way to get up-close to Inca ruins in a way that you could never do in the US. Go during Inti Raymi, and get another experience altogether with a cultural... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Visiting this Inca ruin was not part of our plan but we wanted to do a city tour and this was included. Partly glad that we stumbled upon this because the ruin was impressive! On how they were able to fit the rocks together without mortars and how these huge rocks were transported and moved was impressive! Tip: I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It's easy to get used to the scale and engineering skill of the Incas when doing the sights around Cusco. Sacsayhuaman is another example of the immensity of a project which our guide says took 50,000 people 50 years to complete. Certainly makes you wonder......how, and why...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This "citadel" was the last tour at the end of a what you might call a mind-numbing week of visiting one world wonder after another, beginning with the ruins and terraces at Pisaq, and on to the majesty of Ollantaytambo, followed by circular terraced agricultural testing grounds at Moray, then to Machu Picchu, then to the miracle of Coricancha, finally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Taxi up to the park and the walk down was so much fun, not only the parks but the people going about their daily lives as we passed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was a great tour and would recommend it if in Cuzco, lady was there with her Alpaca and for a small tip you can get ur picture, they stink but are cute!

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This site is well worth a visit. Impressive construction, finest building technique using monster rocks. Excellent view of the city from the hill, easily climbed. As always, carry water.

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