From the outside you would not know what remains of the Inca temple, with the only clue being the massive foundation of grey stone blocks now surmounted by the Spanish monastery. But after passing through the entrance in the monastery you quickly arrive at a grassed courtyard surrounded by the foundations and lower-level rooms of the temple. What immediately impresses you is the precision with which the builders placed the blocks forming the walls of the rooms. In one of the rooms several shaped blocks are placed on the floor for easy viewing. In another there is an intricate model of what the whole building looked like in Inca times. Rooms on the other side of the courtyard displayed Inca artifacts in gold, copper and stone. This is a site not to be missed in a visit to Cusco!
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