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Moray, Maras

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Historic Site
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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  • This is a set of three terraced circular depressions, up to about 100m deep which I believe were used by the Incas to provide the correct climate conditions for certain crops to grow at that altitude....  more »
  • Let me start off first. To those of you who found this page, kudos. This is the correct page for the Agricultural Terraces. If you want to read more reviews about the terraces, head over to the Moray ...  more »
  • Although we hiked to most of the Sacred Valley's attractions, we were happy to cab it here; it's quite far out. You can cover the site in about 40 minutes; longer if you want to linger and take lots o...  more »
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  • Very cool! Definitely worth the walk down into the terraces and over to the terrace that has not been fully restored. It's neat to see the comparison. Our tour guide gave us great explanation of the history. Add Moray to your sightseeing list!
  • Worth the walk down and back up again. Incredible views.
  • Astonishing Agricultural Lab
  • Interesting site but I dont believe this place is from the 14th century like our local guide said it was.
  • Beautiful circular Incan terraces. A bit off the beaten path but worth the visit.