Archaeological Coastal Groups

location:

Located on the right bank of the Urubamba River, between 95 and 121 miles from the railway to Machu Picchu.


description:

Here we describe the archaeological sites that are found on the left bank of the Urubamba river between hillsides and coastal plain short. Despite the passage of time, the Urubamba river floods and other natural events, can still be seen, terraces, halls, temples, observatories and others.

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attractives:

Andenes:

It is located at the Km 95 of the railway to Machu Picchu, in a boxed area in the mountains. What remains of the archaeological group is a set of platforms with faces parallel to the river, and the remains of roads that connected to this group with others.

Chachabamba:

Located in an Archaeological Group, is at km 104 of the railway line that goes across the river. This group should be a relatively important population center, but the main shrine sector. In this group we find: Eight liturgical sources, six liturgical sources, a shrine carved on a huge rock, two seats one North and one South, a main building and two terraces.

Choquesuysuy:

It is located at km 107 of the railroad Cusco - Machu Picchu, covering both sides of the creek of the same name, there are currently twenty-five enclosures of various types, we found a very high main building and the best decorated , before this a semicircular platform to place and how to end a series of platforms.

Intiwatana:

Located west of the Inca city of Machu Picchu, the Km 121 of the railroad Cusco - Machu Picchu hydroelectric plant, near the western base of the mountain to Machu Picchu. This group includes all the western slope of the mountain and in it we see: The shrine and observatory with certain units such as the gnomon archaeological lithic rock-hewn, a water control device, as a supplier, a huge anthropomorphic sculpture. Furthermore, we can find venues and platforms.





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