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THE SACRED VALLEY

The Sacred Valley features the imposing fortress of Sacsayhuamán, one of the largest sites built by the Incas.

The eloquently beautiful valley stretching from the town of Pisac to the one of Ollantaytambo, in Cusco, was closely cherished by the people of ancient Peru.

The run begins in the Archeological park of Sacsayhuamán Covering 7,400 acres; this park is to be found north of the city of Cusco and includes the following archeological monuments: Sacsayhuamán, To Related image to the Multimedia Gallerycyclopean work that the Inca called House of the Sun and the Spaniards: The Fortress; Qenqo, ancient ceremonial center dedicated to the earth;Puca Pucara, administrative and military center, besides being a control post on the Inca road; Tambomachay, important place of worship dedicated to water, and Laqo, Lanlakuyoc and Cusilluchayoc, pre-Columbian observatories and centers of ceremonial worship.

After leaving the archeological park one arrives at Pisac, a picturesque town of creole and colonial aspect, situated 20 miles from the town of Cusco in the province'of Calca.


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