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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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Houston, Texas, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This is good 30-minute round trip walk from the entrance of Machu Picchu. It is important to point out that this site is NOT in Ollantaytambo, meaning that this is miscategorized! There are some straight drop-offs from this Inca stone trail that can be a bit hair-raising, but the trail is plenty wide and you can lean against the mountain... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The trail is well maintained, but watch your step because the trail is located in a mountainous relief. It's about 20-30 min walk in and out, if you have time is worth to see a different point of view of the sights.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Something special about the Inca Bridges - worth a diversion - by this time we were almost used to heights, steps and walking - as others attest, the Inca Empire was amazing in so many ways and ahead of their time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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