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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  • We did the low budget things around Ollanta, so we climbed up to these ruins and were impressed by this nice view! Additionally it was very quiet up there what created a nice atmosphere in the afterno...  more »
  • Pinkuylluna is just few minutes from Ollantaytambo town square. It is quite steep and would take about 1-2 hours, depending on your speed, to get the site. The path is narrow but not really bad to hik...  more »
  • This hike isn't as crazy as it looks from below, or maybe it's just short enough that you're practically at the granaries and then onto the four towers that mark the crown of the head of the Tunupa, t...  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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