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Less showy than the Archaeological Park, but even more rare and precious

"Qosqo Ayllu" is the name used to designate the part of Ollantaytambo (organized in a gridiron of... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Brun066
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Florence, Italy
Old Ollantaytambo

The location doesn't require a lot of time to visit but is definitely worth visiting...the older... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
tpaterry
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Tampa, Florida
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Nov 12, 2017
“Less showy than the Archaeological Park, but even more rare and precious”
Oct 25, 2017
“Old Ollantaytambo”
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

"Qosqo Ayllu" is the name used to designate the part of Ollantaytambo (organized in a gridiron of blocks) that lies on the north of the current Plaza de Armas. "Ayllu" in Quechua language means something like "extended family" or "clan". The Ollantaytambo of Inca time...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

The location doesn't require a lot of time to visit but is definitely worth visiting...the older section of Ollantaytambo and you can imagine what living there many years ago was like..we visited a complex of huts they called the Inca House and bought a couple...More

Thank tpaterry
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Qosqo Ayllu is the old part of town, four long streets that lead up from the main plaza, three of them lined with water canals with various cross streets. This place is magical, a place I never tire of walking around, and a photographer's dream....More

Thank Louise N
Reviewed September 25, 2016

You don't need to spend a lot of time here but just wander the streets. The people are very friendly and the entire area was very clean. It may have been a favorite of mine.

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Reviewed April 15, 2016

This town has been continuously inhabited for over 500 years! There are several streets that were originally designed during the Inkan Empire. About half the houses have Inkan walls and the feeling when you´re there is just great!

Thank Franz G
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Qosqo Ayllu in Ollantaytambo is the only continuously inhabited Inca Village in Peru. Built by Pachacutec it was originally designed to house his royal family known as "Panaca" . A walk through Qosqo Ayllu is a one of a kind opportunity to see what life...More

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