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Address: Cusco, Peru
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Sacred stairs leading to...

In Quechua, Q'enqo means labyrinth or zig-zag and the temple is named for the crooked canal cut out of its rock. The temple was carved out of a gigantic monolith including the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Linda S
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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432 reviews 432 reviews
164 attraction reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

In Quechua, Q'enqo means labyrinth or zig-zag and the temple is named for the crooked canal cut out of its rock. The temple was carved out of a gigantic monolith including the zig-zag channels and sacred stairs that appear to lead to no-where. There are some caves with niches that can be accessed underneath. Bring a good guide book with... More 

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cusco
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This site is around Cusco you will find it just after the sites of sacsayhuaman you can walk of you want or to take Taxi or bus like you want. I think this site it's very interesting but you need a guide...

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Cusco, Peru
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is a wonderful temple area that really gives you an idea of one of the aspects of the Inca culture here. It is precise and at the same time very natural zen like space. I have sat here all day sometimes just watching the sun move across it.

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Tucson, Arizona
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32 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This was the second stop of my day tour outside of Cusco. The place was small and close to Saqsayhuaman. It is small and there is no much light, except your flash. No restrooms. There are some snack vendors outside that were helpful after a long day of walking.

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STGO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This small but interesting Inka site is a short distance from other sites in the area. Worth visiting to see the cave temple and the carved stairways. The whole place can be explored inside 20 minutes.

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Pacific Pines, Australia
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We visited Quenko as part of the city tour. As we were explained this was a ceremonial temple where mummification process was carried out. Although the place is much smaller and less spectacular than other ruins it is still recommended a short visit, the entrance is covered in the "boleto turistico" anyway.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's a twenty minute walk from the Cristo Blanco statue, and a 40 minute walk from Sacsayhuaman; and definitely not worth the extra effort. There's almost no signage or explanation (none in the guidebooks, either); and it just looks like a rock arrangement from Disney World. Wouldn't recommend.

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England
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Bought tickets in town for 70 sol from the tourist info centre for the tourist circuit just outside of Cusco. Well worth every penny. We hopped on and off the local bus, which cost about 1 sol each time, to save walking up and down the hill to the different locations, the locals on the bus will help you along... More 

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New York City, New York
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167 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It's a very interesting Inca ritual site. They utilized natural stone formation cavities of the rock and cut steps, seats, niches, etc. in it. The stonework looks similar to the Inca Tomb in Machu Picchu. The skills of the Inca stonecutters strikes one's imagination as always. The site is small, should take 30-45 minutes to see. Included in the Boleto... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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356 helpful votes 356 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Not at all what I expected,yet another bit of History destroyed,well partially, by the Spanish. Interesting stop off while in this area and such cleaver stone mason work when you consider the tools available. Go see.

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