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Pisac, Pisaq
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Perched atop a ridge, with plummeting cliffs on either side, Pisac and the landscape surrounding them transport visitors to another time. Built in the 15th century, the once-great citadel served a triple purpose, with evidence of religious, military, and agricultural structures. Local residents still use the brilliantly designed, tiered plots of land for farming purposes. Allow two hours to climb up to the ruined citadel, a few hours for exploration while you're there, and one hour to get back down to town. Bring water and snacks for the trek. Take a look at our Pisaq family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Pisac and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Certainly not a must see by any means. There's some cool ruins, a cool market and some nice gringo cafes. Stop by if you have the time. 
  • Pisac allows to know the farmer model of the Inca culture. Its terraces are amazing. You can also admire as the town was divided: in places for planting, to religion and to the caves where they buried their dead. A place not to be missed.
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  • The village and the ruins of pisac worth, I recommend NOT GOING WITH TOUR! the tours travel in one day what I did in 4, imagine all that is lost! Hire a guide in front of the ruins, and negotiate a good price for the entire route. We did it in about 4 hours, it has much to see and explore, the tour shows only a part. If they went to the ruins by taxi, again people walking along a road that is in the mountain (it is safe and will be many tourists) is way down so the effort is less, the views are magical!
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