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Inca Bridge

Puente Inka de Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Great trail /path. But while my wife jauntily strode along, I found myself gripping the cliff walls. I don't do heights as well as she does. Great views. Gets you away from crowds. but if you don't like looking down, don't do it !

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Loa Gatos, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

After reading the reviews I was a little concerned but this was a very nice walk off the beaten path. Yes there were a couple of areas with a steep drop, but they were a short part of the walk and at no point was I ever afraid. It was a nice walk in the afternoon to give us a... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Don't listen to people if they tell you the path to get there is frightening --it's just not. The way is completely safe and takes about 10-15 minutes to get there from the guard house. Pretty interesting to look at yet another example of the prowess of the inca empire -- don't miss it!

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Zionsville, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

As what a few other reviewers have mentioned, I believe some of the reviewers here logged their reviews for the wrong landmark. I suppose the landmark name "Inca Bridge" is similar in concept as another common landmark name like "Plaza de Armas": there's a Plaza de Armas in Lima, but there's also another Plaza de Armas in Ollantaytambo, Cusco, etc.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

I liked this 35 minute hike to the Inca Bridge because it was basically flat and shady compared to the hilly sunny other parts of the Machu Picchu complex. Less people and scenery was lush and tropical. Bridge was ok, you can't cross it but it does look like something out of "Middle Earth" :). We ended our day here... More

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nyc
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's a small bridge walking distance from the plaza, nothing historic like its name suggested, it's like a typically built bridge over the river, there are local house nearby.

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Whitefish, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This was a 20 minute narrow uphill path along a vertical wall, it wasnt steep but scarry in places, well worth the hike. The view was terriffic.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

There was a 20 minute hike along a fairly narrow path uphill, but it wasn't steep. The view of the Inca Bridge was worth the hike, and many views from the path along the way were stunning.

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The stroll over to the Inca Bridge from the main site at Machu Picchu is well worth it. It is not a difficult walk, especially compared to the hike up Huayna Picchu. If you fancy a quiet hour away from the crowds at Machu Picchu sign up at the gate and take a walk along the rocky path towards the... More

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Culebra, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Hiked across the bridge when we came down from hiking to the quarry. Was amazing to see that the foundation stones - placed by the incas - are still in use.

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