Puka pukara

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location:

The archeological remains of Pukapukara are located at the top of the road to Pisac, about 7 km from the city of Cusco.

To reach Pukapukara you can take a city tour of any travel agency (almost all of them offer this service). Also within walking Tambomachay visit once, as this is just 1 Km Inca bath.


description:

The traditional information indicate that when the Inca was preparing to visit the Baths of Tambomachay, the formidable retinue of soldiers, dancers and others stayed in was Pukapukara quarter and inn. From Chincana in the place that is communicated Tambomachay precisely, which is not proven.

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attractives:

In Pukapukara's interior squares, baths, aqueducts and an ancient road that is very well known. The buildings are made of stone with many medium to small sizes, the surface is very rugged rocks, compared to the ruin of others. The urban layout is appropriate and functional.

This complex was built three walls that have uneven floors, this building has three levels to the same place. The first wall has a sinuous route carefully avoids cutting the rock outcroppings. To the north and behind the outer wall, you can find six rooms of different sizes, are made of irregularly shaped so as not to touch the rocks that create the wall. The second wall surrounds the central uplift. Between this and the first have platforms that are very broad, looking south and east


schedule:

Monday to Sunday: from 7:00 to 18:00
Price: Free admission on the Tourist Ticket.





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