Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo

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Frequently overshadowed by the world-famous Machu Picchu ruins, nearby Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo offers canny travelers a chance to see a breathtaking site in a sacred valley with a fraction of the tourists. Towering over the adjacent town, the ruined Inca complex once served as a former royal estate for the Emperor Pachacuti. Climb the tiered walls to discover the treasures that wait above, such as ruined fortifications and a sun temple. Take a moment to look back and appreciate the spectacular views Inca rulers once enjoyed. With our international travel planner, Ollantaytambo attractions like Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Amazing terraces and entrance to the Machu Picchu path. On our day in the Sacred Valley we saw Pisac, Maras, Moray and Ollantaytambo, and Ollantaytambo I can tell was the most fascinating considering....  more »
  • Be prepared for steep climb...great historical site overlooking the valley...amazing stone build-up and has fountains setup with water coming from the natural stream...there is no...  more »
  • Amazing place. Highly recommended. Lots of steps but it's worth it.
  • A great experience. You must take a guide!
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