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Address: Cusco, Peru
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US$85.00*
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Private Cusco City Tour Including Main Archaeological Sites
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US$39.00*
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Cusco Afternoon City Tour
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US$125.00*
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Cusco City Small-Group Tour

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Smallish Incan site

A small, but interesting Incan site near Cusco. A bit of a walk from the parking lot, but interesting to see what has been found here. One of the highest places above Cusco - the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Ontario, Canada
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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A small, but interesting Incan site near Cusco. A bit of a walk from the parking lot, but interesting to see what has been found here. One of the highest places above Cusco - the sign there says 12,392 feet!

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Hainesville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the "Kings Retreat" back when the Incas were alive. Make sure you book this trip with a tour guide so he can provide history on this area. It also makes it easier to have a guide, so he can worry about the transportation getting you to this wonderful place.

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Bainbridge Ross County, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see when in Cusco. You won’t be disappointed. Be sure to spend plenty of time (at least 3 hours) to get to see everything.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inka ruins that are close to Cusco (possible to visit by the tour) and is part of the tourist ticket

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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to walk and admire yet another example of Inca architecture : the water temple, where the kings retreated and relaxed. Great photo opportunities of llamas and alpacas against this magnificent backdrop.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a ruin with a series of aqueduct,waterfall and canal through the wall of rock bed. It is a lot of tourist bus arrived since it is located 5 miles from Cusco.A tourist spot is better with tour guide.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's definitely worth taking a bus, taxi or car to reach this sacred site, which then can be reached by an easy walk in from the entrance. Access to the temple is now limited (since I visited 20 years ago) although it is possible to climb higher to at least touch these sacred waters. In the past, women oversaw this... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW such an incredible place. the size was incredible. well worth the climb to the top. One. She made it come to life. of my favorite places due to the size and is's function. We had a great tour guide Rosemary from Condor Travel

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Willimantic, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an interesting place to visit but, out of the several sites we visited in this area, probably not on the top of our list.

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Orem, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

In the Sacred Valley you are at 9,600 feet so when you begin to climb to these ruins, you are going up from there. We were able to to it without too much difficulty, but some with breathing problems chose not to try it. Better have a really good fact book with you if you don't have a tour guide... More 

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