Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 3,000+ reviews on the web
Frequently overshadowed by the world-famous Machu Picchu ruins, nearby Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo offers canny travelers a chance to see a breathtaking site in a sacred valley with a fraction of the tourists. Towering over the adjacent town, the ruined Inca complex once served as a former royal estate for the Emperor Pachacuti. Climb the tiered walls to discover the treasures that wait above, such as ruined fortifications and a sun temple. Take a moment to look back and appreciate the spectacular views Inca rulers once enjoyed. Using our online itinerary creator, Ollantaytambo attractions like Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Magic, is located in the Sacred Valley, its name means place of rest of ollanta, in my opinion is a must-see before you reach the ruins of machu pichu
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  • This site really brings home to you how big the terraces are and what effort must have gone into building such structures. The climb to the top is quite steep and you probably need to take your time a...  read more »
  • Out d one amazing Valley view this well maintained and well preserved temple gives an example of culture in floor with the first two from the bottom in operation. It should also be noted the example of repair of water: irrigation of fields and habitat great activity, mount has its rhythm because the ascent may seem difficult. The effort is rewarded!
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  • #1 macchu picchu #2 ollantaytambo #3 cusco Thats how i would rate peru
  • These ruins are pretty expansive. There's definitely a lot more to see here than I took time to take in. I highly recommend stopping by here for a day.
  • crowded, not properly maintained but inca ruins are great and provide lots of insight of inca kingdom
  • Did not go in because the entry fee is too high (130 soles) From what i see, lots of steps to go up so you can see the town of Ollantaytambo. Like previous comments, go Machu Picchu and you are done with all the ruins site seeing. Had great dinner with a good view with the $40 i saved. :-)
  • Part of the sacred valley, the site was used to study the sun and the stars.. How impressive is ! Do that with a guide to understand inca's story :) Very windy btw!
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