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Monumento Pachacuteq, Cusco

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If you're interested in Inca history, don't miss Monumento Pachacuteq, a large monument dedicated to the Incan warrior King Pachacuteq. Pachacuteq was an emperor of the Incan empire, who built Cusco and expanded the Inca kingdom. The statue stands at an impressive 22 m (72 ft), and you can climbs up its cylindrical base for elevated views of downtown Cusco. Save money by combining your ticket to see the monument with admission to other attractions throughout the city. Plan to see Monumento Pachacuteq and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cusco trip generator.
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Where to stay in Cusco

One of Peru's most visited cities, Cusco boasts lodgings suitable for every traveler's needs. Scores of hotels ensure plenty of comfortable rooms for tourists coming to explore the nearby archeological sites. Despite the abundance of hotels, room rates remain among the highest in the country, especially during peak season (June to mid-September). Budget-conscious visitors can choose from a range of hostels and small family-run hotels, many located in quiet streets just a walk away from the town's central area.
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  • He is the conqueror and the one that started the Huacas and started the building of the Machu Picchu sacred place and sanctuary  more »
  • If this is his real face, then it is awesome to see. However, he is in the middle of a traffic circle making it hard to get to, especially with how the locals drive. Otherwise, worth a quick stop. Nic...  more »
  • I think it makes a big difference in terms of appreciation of a statue if one knows something about the person commemorated by the statue. Sadly, as with many statues in the world this one is surround...  more »
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  • It's a nice walk from here to the plaza del armas. You see a lot of the city. However, every time I went to Monumento Inca Pachacutec it was closed even though the hours on the google said it was open. Not sure if it was holiday or what? So I couldn't go inside it and get a view from the top :(
  • If your by the monument you might as well walk in since it's included in the tourist ticket. The museum is ok, but I mainly stopped by to see the views from the top.
  • Beautiful spot on the way in to Cusco from the airport. It's lovely at dawn
  • Great views around Cisco from the top.
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