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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ceremonial site is not far from Cusco and well worth the trip! The natural caverns interior has been carved with niches and platforms and what appears to be a throne! You can feel the deep sense of time and the power of the place...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ShamanicVoyages
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Q’enquo (which translates to zig-zag or maze in Quechua) is one of the largest Inca holy places (huacas) in the region. It’s located about 5 km (3 miles) from Cusco. You could walk here, but many people (like us) visit as part of a tour....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This is quite a small site, but with quite a unique sight of an altar which allegedly was used for mummification or for sacrifices. I think it is good to visit this site as part of a city tour, as I did.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This site is amazing to see! There is an entrance to a cave where you can see a throne/sacrificing stone and some cool passageways through the rock. Highly recommended day trip from Cusco but best to combine it with the other sites nearby. You can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

I was in a tour right there, our guide gave us a good info but the place was very busy, you cannot walk around, I recommend to go by your own and during the day.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

It is amazing how this old people respect to the nature, they only carved the natural formation of the mother earth,

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

I saw this place as part of a horse back riding tour, it is small inca site but very interesting, I was in the morning and we saw just a few people walking there, the guide told me that in the afternoon is very crowded,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deborah f
Reviewed October 31, 2018

There is not loads to see but it’s still worth stopping by. There were very few other people there at the same time and I enjoyed being in the cavern or crack in the rock that was used as a temple.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Cracovian
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Fairly small site overlooking Cusco and included in the Boleto turistico, Q'enqo was the final Incan site that we stopped at during our tour. Less well kept than many of the places we stopped, it was fairly crowded the morning we visited. Walking into the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited Qenqo as a stop on the way back into Cusco and found it to be a bit underwhelming. We walked throughout the entire grounds in about 15-20 minutes. We received a brief explanation of what the site was used for, which was interesting,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sorry to be so late on this one I've been travelling. We paid a travel agent who set up transportation & guides at all our locations so i don't know how much each place was. Never used a travel agent and I travel all the... More
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