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Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, Ollantaytambo
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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. Arrange to visit Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries and other attractions in Ollantaytambo using our Ollantaytambo trip builder.
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Mary Louise B
It took almost an hour to hike up the steep and rocky trail. We were rewarded at the top with hauntingly beautiful ruins. Only a handful of other ppl there. We much preferred it to the crowded Fortres... read more »
Don't just zoom into the main ruins of Ollantaytambo and leave like the usual herd of tourists. Stay overnight in ollantayatambo and explore. Right across the town on the other hill is a fascinating s... read more »
It is worth the climb. It has beautiful views over the Valley, and the granery are some nice ruins. It can be quite steap though at times, so don't be afraid of heights if you go up.
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