Category Archives: cusco

The Temple of the Sun

This construction is shaped like a semi-circle and built on solid rock, an existing granite block shaped to blend with the natural curves, with a diameter of 10.50 meters. It is composed of highly polished polyhedrons. There are two trapezoidal … Continue reading

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Macchu Picchu

LOCATION The Machupicchu archaeological complex is located in the department of Cusco, in the Urubamba province and district of Machupicchu. It is perched on the eastern slopes of the Vilcanota mountain range, a chain of mountains curtailed by the Apurimac … Continue reading

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Inca Trail

The so-called Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the spectacular and ancient road the Incas took to get to the citadel of Machu Picchu. It is 38/40 kilometers long and during the journey, many different points of archaeological interest may be visited: Patallacta, … Continue reading

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