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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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  • מוריי Moray הוא מעין תחנת ניסיונות מתוחכמת לגידולים חקלאיים מתקופת האינקה. מה שנראה לעין כמו מדרגות עגולות של אמפיתיאטרון ירוק, הן למעשה שבע טרסות מעגליות מושלמות. הטרסות יורדות מטה 160 מטרים הטרסות כ...  more »
  • With Pissaq, CUsco, Machu Pichu etc. This archeological site is a definite must see in the Sacred Valley. So intriguing to see that they were doing OMG reserach here back then! it seems that this is w...  more »
  • Beautiful to look at and even more impressive when you learn they were created for agricultural development. Make sure you understand what you are looking at. If you go without a guide, study up on th...  more »
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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.