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Tipon, Cusco

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Admire the sophistication of Incan engineering when you travel to Tipon. The ancient civilization once used this temple complex to worship water, the element of central importance to their culture. Some also postulate that it served as a park and for irrigation purposes. Terraces, fountains, and aqueducts run throughout the complex with water still flowing through most of them, imparting a serene atmosphere. Take the Inca trails around the complex to get a good look at the structure. The attraction doesn't tend to get crowded, so you can enjoy your visit at your own pace. Put Tipon on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Cusco driving holiday planner.
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  • October 6, 2017
    Our guide, Saul Palma of Alpaca Expeditions, recommended that we do the Southern Valley tour on our last full day in Cusco. We're so glad we didn't miss this place...in fact the entire valley has seve...  more »
  • October 6, 2017
    a very beautiful place in Cusco where you can enjoy the unique tranquility and contact with nature thank you  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    This hike is mild to moderate in intensity but worth the effort. Take sips of water during the hike. You will ascend through various terraces until you reach the top as you view several cascading wate...  more »

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