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“Nice start”
Review of Tambomachay

Tambomachay
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$85.00*
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Private Cusco City Tour Including Main Archaeological Sites
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$39.00*
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Cusco Afternoon City Tour
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$125.00*
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Cusco City Small-Group Tour
Ranked #26 of 170 things to do in Cusco
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nice start”
Reviewed June 21, 2012

Small, OK, nice start to the Inca immersion. Read about it before coming

Visited June 2012
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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Interesting spot close to Cusco”
Reviewed April 11, 2012

The site only has one main area with a nicely carved wall and some trickling fountains. It's a pleasant spot to walk around for a bit. Go if you have the tourist ticket and are planning on visiting a bunch of sites, otherwise it's probably not worth the entry fee. A great trip if you like to walk is to take a local bus to Tambomachay then walk back to Cuzco on the highway visiting Puca Pucara, Qenqo and Sacsayhuaman on the way (all on the the tourist ticket). Go in the morning to avoid rain and bring water and snacks. It's a pleasant walk and takes a few hours.

Visited April 2012
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Kelowna, British Columbia
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77 reviews
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“Nice walk to get there”
Reviewed March 17, 2012

This is just a small attraction at the end of a very nice walk through some nice countryside. There are water fountains built by the Inca and the water goes underground to the Temple of the Sun.

Visited February 2012
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Colorado
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42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed February 11, 2012

Part of the city tour so worth the short walk to see it. It is a site with acquaducts and basins for bathing of the Incans. A bit different and small, but still interesting.

Visited November 2011
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“OK, but there are better sites”
Reviewed January 24, 2012

If you are very keen on Inca sites, then visit this place. If you have see other sites, then this is really a very small and not particularly impressive one. I enjoyed it, but I would go out of my way to see it again.

Visited January 2012
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