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Tourist Welcome Center

Calle Principal beside KB Tambo Hotel at the junction of the street that leads to the train station, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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Ranked #15 of 18 Attractions in Ollantaytambo
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English first
long beach
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
19 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Do not expect a lot of information. This is just a guy sitting at a desk handing out a local map. Do your own research before you arrive.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Didn't expect much, and therefore wasn't disappointed :) The only useful thing they provide is a good map of the area, and that only is worth a visit (since you're already around...)

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Princeton, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The staff here were not all that interested in helping us although there was noone else there at the time. Gave us the basic information but were not friendly.

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The title says it all - sometimes unattended. When it is the person seems reluctant to give out info. The place is also used for other functions so it can get crowded but not for tourism reason.

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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It would be completely useless if they didn't provide a map of the town and area, which is helpful during your stay. The young girls there were unfriendly and gave out a rack of misinformation about the tourist ticket and prices. Too bad-our only negative encounter during our stay in Peru.

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Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Lots of good i formation is provided at this center. And if you are traveling around the Sacred Valley for a few days, as we did, you can buy an entrance pass to most of the valley's attractions.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were staying for 2 whole days in Ollantaytambo so were keen for information eg other sights to see out of town, transport to them etc. Unfortunately no one was really able to help us. Fortunately we had some idea of what we wanted so arranged it all ourselves without their help. We took a taxi toMoray and the Salineras... More

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College Station, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

After arriving in Ollantay, naturally we presumed the tourist information center was the place to start. When we entered there must have been half a dozen people sitting around chatting, and completely ignoring us. I made may way to the desk and asked the totally disinterested woman there for tourist information. She handed me a map and went back to... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
87 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

A good place to get your information and map. Even though it's a small town but I'm glad to get the map here. You can get someone who speak English here too.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

...the gentleman whom helped us gave us a very detailed map and very descriptive information regarding the local sites and surrounding areas.. he spoke very good english also..

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