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Ingapirca Ruins, Ingapirca

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Admire stunning feats of architecture at Ingapirca Ruins, the largest known Inca ruins in Ecuador. Built without mortar, as many Inca settlements were, the city's buildings have stayed upright throughout the centuries thanks to a perfectly interlocking network of stones. In fact, the city symbolizes something even more notable: the peaceful co-existence of the Inca and the indigenous Cañari people on the land. While the two cultures didn't really integrate, they maintained an amicable enough relationship, allowing each other to remain autonomous. Take a guided tour to learn more about the ruins, including the sun temple and observatory. Plan to see Ingapirca Ruins and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ingapirca trip generator.
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  • Had hoped for something more than a few old stones... Although arrogant like sound, but personally it really not particularly liked. Clearly refers to the context between the Incas, who himself worked before still North, and were then after 60 years of the Spanish pushed back/fought/enslaved. But it not extra 2 hours needs travel to be done after 30 minutes and again 2 hours to travel from...
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  • It is one of the largest of the Ecuador archaeological sites. It is can reveal part of the Cañari and Inca culture.
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  • I went for the day tour from Cuenca, a little tiring (but worth the trip). It is incredible to give the precision in the form of construction that takes the place. This site is very well preserved.
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