Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, Ollantaytambo

View the ancient ruins of Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, an Incan structure used to store grains. Precariously hugging the side of a steep mountain, the ruins offers panoramic views of one of the world's most iconic landscapes. Take a moment to admire the terraced storehouses, supposedly built in the 15th century by emperor Pachacuti and used to protect and preserve food from heat and animals. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries and many more Ollantaytambo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ollantaytambo route builder site .
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  • October 7, 2017
    My husband and I climbed in the morning on September 26, after we visited the ruins of Ollantaytambo, and love. It was a good workout for the climb of Huayna Picchu we'd do on day 28. Stopping to catch my breath and with extreme caution, as there are very narrow passages, all is well. The view is always beautiful up there.
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  • October 5, 2017
    Having known this place is part of Peruvian culture and its roots is worth knowing, its streets, its people...
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  • October 5, 2017
    A must-see and must-do in the town. About an hour-long round-trip hike, to explore the granaries, and see a gorgeous bird's eye view of the town. The hike is FREE (and you don't need a guide), it's sh...  more »

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Ollantaytambo is packed with budget-friendly hostels located near the center of town and offering nice views of the countryside. Providing simple but clean and comfortable rooms ideal for backpackers, many of these establishments offer their own guided tours to nearby archeological sites. Mid-range hotels present a good alternative for travelers with kids, providing free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, and access to enclosed gardens or terraces with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.
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