Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo

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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  • Fantastic especially if you go first thing as you avoid all the tour buses and masses. Spent a lovely couple of hours wandering with very few other tourists. It was very busy in the afternoon even...  more »
  • Great site to visit when in the sacred valley maybe the day before taking the train to Machu Picchu. Suggest paying for a local guide to help explain everything. Beautiful view of valleys and city...  more »
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