Twelve Angle Stone, Cusco

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Marvel at an Incan accomplishment when you see Twelve Angle Stone, an ancient archeological remain. The singular stone serves as a popular attraction and national heritage site for Peru due to its mysterious nature. The cuts on the stone make it fit perfectly into the surrounding wall, currently the wall of the Archbishop palace, so the stone looks like a puzzle piece. The polished and round edges make many wonder how the Inca could have cut a stone so precisely and so smoothly so as to fit into the wall, and without modern tools. Put Twelve Angle Stone at the forefront of your travel plans using our Cusco sightseeing planner .
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  • It's cool to see, though it's literally a stone on the side of a building in an alley. If you didn't know what to look for, you wouldn't find it.  more »
  • Worth a look as you stroll through the old town, keep an eye out for people taking photo's as you can miss it.  more »
  • A fantastic and beautiful experience, mind blowing how the Incas constructed walls and buildings. Very enjoyable.  more »
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  • Very interesting. It's a nice place of Cusco along a great inca wall with huge stones
  • Apparently 7000kg! Very impressive piece of kit the Incan people put together.
  • You need to know how difficult it is to create such construction method especially at this time. If so you'll enjoy this wall otherwise... not so sure.
  • Impressive construction history... But seriously... It's just a stone
  • It's a 12 sided stone. Yes skilled craftsmen ship but nothing special on its own. The wall and surrounding make this place

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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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