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Ingapirca or “Wall of the Inca” is one of the most important ruin complexes in Ecuador, which many archaeologists theorize was once used for religious purposes.
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Ingapirca 030356, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this place with my friends 6 months ago. It is a really wonderful place where you can know a lot of about life or administration of incas and cañaris. Here you can see awesome construction like The Castle and The Face of the...More

Thank Lu M
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We have seen ruins in Mexico, several Central American countries as well as Peru and other South American countries. I knew ahead of time these ruins were not extensive, which is probably why we put off seeing them on our four previous trips to Cuenca....More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We got a tour guide and we were glad we did. Lots of interesting history and details. There are ruins from several cultures and a small but nice museum.

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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The ruins are really nice in this place. Expect to walk a lot and in a huge roundabout, there does not seem to be any straight paths to see everything. Better to see this place closer to sunset, but make sure you give yourself enough...More

Thank Crimike07
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

As a person who has seen Machu Picchu, I was extremely pleased to see Ingapirca as a living example of a real Inca village. The ruins are impressive, though not as much as MP, but the feeling of being in s real Inca place is...More

Thank Nesligul D
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

This compact but interesting archaeological site is in a fairly remote location and so is only worth the effort if you have an interest in history and archaeology. The much restored Canari temple of the moon and more original Inca temple of the sun are...More

Thank AlanofLondon
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

If you only have one day trip to make from Cuenca, go to Las Cajas instead of Ingapirca. I do not regret going to Ingapirca, but I probably have slightly above average interest in ruins and had plenty of time in Cuenca. The main construction,...More

Thank Gabachoviejo
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

The day trip to Ingapirca included a couple of extra stops, one in a small town that had a Carnaval parade, and another in a mountain top church that was also a breeding and dying place for giant horned beetles! The Incan ruins were awesome...More

Thank Edwin M
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

This is the most important archaeological destination in Ecuador. Although small it has a lot of history. These ruins were built in the fifteenth century on a route that connected Quito to Cuzco. Some magnificent stone work (although much of it has been reconstructed) and...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Do not fool yourself. They are not ruins, all the constructions of the place were redone after the archaeological excavations, with little historical precision. This frustrated me very much, because when arriving at the place, it is observed clearly that the constructions are recent. When...More

2  Thank Leo Rodolfo S
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