Windows of Otuzco, Cajamarca

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See the atmospheric carved structure of Windows of Otuzco, an ancient necropolis built and used by the people of Cajamarca. The exact date when the site was established is unknown, though some ceramics found here have been dated back to 1400 BC, with the site currently thought to have been in use for around 2000 years. The vast funerary site features neatly carved windows, cut into the volcanic rock of the hill that housed the dead. Architecturally impressive, and somewhat mystical, the site raises many questions about the Cajamarca culture. For Windows of Otuzco and beyond, use our Cajamarca online travel planner to get the most from your Cajamarca vacation.
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  • Place where they kept mummies prepared for his afterlife, is easily accessible, Viennese on tour from the Center
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  • I was on my own with a taxi to 10 soles from the baths of the inca, went 03 adults, the trip lasted about 15 min... buy water because it gets hot up pay an entrance fee not remember the amount and you climb a steep slope above with the heat becomes heavy... and arrive and are the windows. Only for classic photos facing a beautiful landscape from the height... m almost slipped down. Wear appropriate shoes. I fractured my left foot following days n cutervo-socota. And I miscarried my visit. On the way back take the combis that passed to the input creoq was 1.5 Suns Center... tell the market... and leave you close to the square. Very hot
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  • This site must be visited with a guide - otherwise the Lehgenden and stories about Ventanillas that yes most are miss one. Is very cheap, at the entrance of there are postcards for 1 Sol.
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