See an authentic Incan site and get a sense of how the ancient culture revered water when you visit Tambomachay. As you approach the site you can see the still partially intact buildings. Walk through the small area and find the aqueducts, canals, and fountains left behind. The exact function of the site remains unclear, though prevailing opinion holds that it served as a military outpost, spa for the elite, or both. City tours usually show up in the afternoon, while mornings are less crowded. Plan to visit Tambomachay during your Cusco vacation using our convenient Cusco day trip planning app .
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You’re getting up to 3850m at this site so be careful if vulnerable to altitude sickness. Car park is 300m at bottom of hill and a short (slow) walk takes you to this nice “water temple” and of course... more »
Non avevo idea di quanto avesse prodotto in termini di architettura monumentale la civiltà Inca. Visitare questo sito mi ha fornito elementi che suggeriscono l'alto livello raggiunto da questo popolo ... more »I had no idea how much the Inca civilization had produced in terms of monumental architecture. Visiting this site has provided me with elements that suggest the high level achieved by this people in terms of architectural capabilities. Very impressive.
Beautiful. Short visit but worth it!
a waste of time in my mind. small site. a couple of small stone structures to see. you'll need a lot of imaginations to make this site interesting. one the other hand, it's right by the roadside, won't take much time to check out.
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