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Llaqtapata

Machu Picchu, Peru
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Ranked #16 of 17 attractions in Machu Picchu
Type: Ancient Ruins, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Ancient Inca village.
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

On the Inca Trail, it is the first large Inca site you will see. It is very impressive and would have been great to visit. You will be high above it on the trail and it makes for nice pictures. We were not given an option to visit it.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

You will see it on the inca trail,is the agricultural terrace,the mountains surrounds this really nice place,so you can prepare for more

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Cusco, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

This is the first site you'll stumble on during the Inca Trail, located in a beautiful valley.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Not to be confused with the ruins site of the same name that you see from the Salkantay Alternative Trek, Llaqtapata (also Llactapata) is one of the ruins sites you pass while walking the Classic Inca Trail. You see the site on the first day of the hike, well below the trail. Not many hikers venture down there because everyone... More

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