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And There it Is!

As you come up from the ticket office, you hike along a trail which enters this gateway. And there it is! Wow!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ron B
Orem, Utah

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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you come up from the ticket office, you hike along a trail which enters this gateway. And there it is! Wow!

Thank Ron B
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 640 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I didn't do the Machu Picchu Cusco Trek, but did walk some of the Inca Trail and the Sun Gate is the highlight. Regardless if you walk the trail, or take a bus to Machu Picchu and follow the signs to the Sun Gate, it is a viewpoint worth seeking! On one side of the Machu Picchu site you can... More 

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Kyushu-Okinawa, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

A must on your bucket list! The Sun Gate can also be reached without doing the Inca Trek by following the signs after entering Machu Picchu and heading UP! my breath was taken away by the spectacular views. We were lucky and had few clouds. It was incredible to be so close yet still so far from Machu Picchu and... More 

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austin, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The area around the "sacred valley" is pretty large. Most travelers will fly into Cusco, which was the Capitol of the Inca region. The plaza area merits exploring, as there are a great number of museums, historical sites, and buildings. Most people are after the "big thing", which is Macchu Picchu. A couple of logistical things to consider. Many people... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Is the feeling you get when you pass under this bridge wall You get the feeling that you entered a whole new different world And you feel it as well.. Don't know what it was but it was a for sure a different experience.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

By far, the highlight of our trip - not for the unfit and so many unexpected gifts like waking up to our guide Ricardo's pan pipes music and a hot cup of cocoa tea

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

It was a lot of uphill walking with plenty of steep sections. After about 50 minutes, I had reached the top. It was an easier hike than the one up to Huayna Picchu. I went on a cloudy day and there was no view at the top. Advice is to do this hike on a clear day. On the way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The hike to get there was moderately arduous, but the destination was well worth it! The scenery kept our entire group entranced and upbeat the entire journey.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is a very interesting part of Machu PIcchu! Essential to go with a guide who will explain the significance!

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

One of many, many places to take pictures of MP. No better or worst that other places to get your picures.

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