Cumbemayo, Cajamarca

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Take a tour of the ruins of Cumbemayo, a canal system that represents one of the oldest man-made structures in South America. Built by a pre-Incan nation sometime around 1500 BCE, the canals probably served to regulate water flow. See the aqueduct built from volcanic stone, hike along caves and interesting rock formations, and view the "Stone Monks"--large volcanic pillars weathered to peculiar shapes. On some of the rocks and structures, ancient petroglyphs provide insight into the advanced society that once inhabited the area. Arrange to visit Cumbemayo and other attractions in Cajamarca using our Cajamarca day trip site .
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  • not far from Cajamarca a place to discover, a nice walk in a beautiful landscape or to enjoy clean air, quiet and the discovery of this channel at the bottom of these majestic hills; do not miss this place
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  • Best view if you like to trail this is the place to be the location show you things you never see before !! we love it  more »
  • Extraordinary!, time missed me to know everything and take pictures, fixed return because the rock formations are amazing!
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  • Steeped in history and impressive place to hike away from the pollution of the city. The entry price is, 4 Suns school and University and 8 soles for adults. (There are people who you'll find along the way and they will ask you for money, is your decision if you want to give or not).
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  • Tourist site, beautiful landscape and if you like to walk so much better
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  • Awesome place
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  • It's a very cool place to visit family
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  • A good walk accompanied by a good landscape, the more attractive are the remains of the aqueduct, sample of ingenuity and Inca hydraulic.
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