hatun kancha location

Hatun Kancha was located at the east of the Main Square, and bounded by the streets now called, Triunfo, Santa Catalina Angosta, Santa Catalina Ancha and Herrajes streets.


Hatun Kancha is a Quechua term that means: The large enclosure, the palace of that name owned by Amaru Inca Yupanqui and his lineage or panaca.
According to historians, Amaru for his intelligence and obedience was shaped to inherit the empire of Tahuantinsuyo. For this reason he earns the right to build his own palace adjacent to the Waqaypata and very close to the palace of his grandfather`s palace. When Tupac Inca Yupanqui took power by the immense popularity that gave his courage, Amaru Inca Yupanqui achieves the right to preserve his great palace and Panaca


Nowadays you can see houses in colonial style in this place, which are mostly used for touristic trade.


Check with your travel agency.