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Moray, Maras
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Marvel at Inca farming expertise and ingenuity at the mysterious Moray, the ruins of a farming complex used to cultivate a variety of plants in the Andes. Reminiscent of crop circles, the three depressed circles that form decreasing terraces over one another were in fact created thanks to the dexterity of Inca hands and tools. Seeds farmed here likely made their way through to the empire itself, in order to improve crop yields in difficult Andean conditions. Read up about the processes involved before arriving to enhance your visit with greater understanding. If you're feeling activre, take advantage of a guided mountain bike tour to the site. Plan to see Moray and other attractions that appeal to you using our Maras trip itinerary maker.
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  • Not too long to walk all the way around the edge of the site and back - you’ll be grateful of this thanks to the altitude, so take it easy. Otherwise, the photos speak for themselves. Queues for the t...  more »
  • Great visit to learn about the how the incas worked the agriculture. I recommend making this guided tour.
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  • Peru Inca controls, any place associated with them or that their remains. It is one of the places that were restored and are seen as they were originally. Looks great, worth a visit. 
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  • Amazing ruins. Really show how smart the incas were. Beautiful mountainous view!
  • Incredible Inca site of circular terraces. Hire a guide or use a good guidebook to understand the significance.
  • Beautiful ride there and really nice Inca ruins. We went there on a motor bike, mainly off-road from cuzco
  • Once you see machu picchu, the rest is not much different. The road to get here is dusty and semi rough. Is it worth the money to see, i dont think so.
  • These are salt mines. They are fascinating and beautiful. Walk through them.