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Address: Machu Picchu, Peru
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Ancient Inca village.

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Wonder view I can't express how beautiful this is

Just to stare at it makes you so relax to see Mother Nature and the incredible place the inka's build for themselves is absolutely unbelievable I just thank god I had the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Live2travel07
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Miami, Florida

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just to stare at it makes you so relax to see Mother Nature and the incredible place the inka's build for themselves is absolutely unbelievable I just thank god I had the opportunity to visit this once in a lifetime world wonder.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you do the 4D/3N Inca trail you'll pass above the site. It makes for a great stop along the way. Our tour guide gave us a 20 min class on the Inca Civilization and importance of villages like this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This was the first ruin we saw along the inca trail. It was unique and magical to look down upon it from up high on a cliff. I highly recommend Sam travel Peru as your trek operator. Good and fair cost, excellent guides, and gourmet food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We visited this as part of our trek of the Salkantay, a fantastic trek, glad we did this and not the Inca Trail, far more authentic, less crowded and more rewarding.

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

One of the many beautiful examples of ancient terraced Incan cities found along the inca trail, it is the first sight you see along the trail and it is breathtaking, both in its location and lit up by the sun.

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Pembroke, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

If you travel with Amazonas Explorer, you get to camp under this sight for the first day, and then tour it on their slower "5-Day Inca Trail". It's well worth it. The place is amazing in the sunrise, and the sun temple is very interesting, and you can go in it (and there are no crowds), making this site give... More 

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Basingstoke UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Seeing the size of this complex brings home the scale of the agriculture necessary to serve the Machu Picchu area. Even allowing for some restoration there is also the engineering achievement to build these secure terraces. A must stop and listen to your guide.

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Rexburg, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is one of the first ruins we looked at on the Inca Trail. Our guide Hernan Hermoza gave us lots of interesting information about it. We took time to look and absorb this beautiful site. You look down on it from the trail. Amazing. My advice on the Inca Trail Hike is to take time to look around and... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

i saw this place on the way to macchu picchu, but didn't get a chance to stop by. wish i did tho. it looks amazing to visit.

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South Bend, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This will be the first place you see on the Inca trek and it is really quite neat. Make sure you listen to what your guide has to say about the area and what the different buildings were used for! I found that all of the ruins were so much more meaningful after hearing the guide's narration--though they're quite spectacular... More 

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