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Q'enqo

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Address: Cusco, Peru
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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$70*
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Half Day Horseback Riding Tour to Inca Ruins from Cusco
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$190*
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Private Half-Day Tour of Cusco and Its Surroundings
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$68*
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Archeological Park of Sacsayhuaman Half-Day Tour

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Wonderful setting, good walking, impressive Inca architecture

We spent a couple of hours visiting these ruins. As with similar and nearby sites, it's the impressive yet peaceful setting in the mountains which makes for a great experience... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Riverside, conn
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Riverside, conn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a couple of hours visiting these ruins. As with similar and nearby sites, it's the impressive yet peaceful setting in the mountains which makes for a great experience. Good walking, impressive and precise Inca masonry skills. Combine with other ruins.

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Thank Soeren H
Mid-Atlantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Q/enqo on a day trip out of Cusco to see Sacsayhuaman and several other sites and found it very interesting

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Glad my family and I visited as this is a significant place to understand the Incan culture and rites. Worth the time to go.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the last of 4 stops around Cuzco. It seemed really cool but there aren't any signs explaining what exactly your looking at. Not a must if you're crunched for time.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The core of this small site is a carved stone formation, or "huaca" in Quechua, featuring a cave containing a number of carved stone features, including the "zig-zag" for which the site is named. There is also an apparent amphitheater, lined with niches, which is focused on a large rock, perhaps despoiled by the Spanish. The site also features nice... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great site to visit an underground / cave site with many niches for mummies and also higher level zigzag trail through the rock. Good for a 30 minute explore and really close to Sacsayhuaman (5 mins by car).

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited while visiting other sites nearby. Probably would have been better with a guide. There are no signs. In any case interesting.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Q’inqo or Ccenco or Quenco or Kenko or Qenko or Qengo is an archaeological site in the Cusco region located about six kms north east of Cusco. Q’inqo means zig zag. It is another cultural heritage site and it was declared by the National Institute of Culture. We visited this region in addition to the Puca Pucara and Saqsaywaman. Our... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is quite an interesting site to visit as it is very much unlike any of the other Inkan sites. There are tour guides at the gate, offering their services, which we declined as we did not have a lot of time for our visit, but I do wish we used one. We found all the little tunnels and stonework... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is another archeological park near Cusco and 3 other ruins. It is well-worth visiting. Use the multi-park pass for admittance. Like other parks, locals sell their wares. Bargaining can get some beautiful items very cheaply.

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