Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, Ollantaytambo

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View the ancient ruins of Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, an Incan structure used to store grains. Precariously hugging the side of a steep mountain, the ruins offers panoramic views of one of the world's most iconic landscapes. Take a moment to admire the terraced storehouses, supposedly built in the 15th century by emperor Pachacuti and used to protect and preserve food from heat and animals. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries and many more Ollantaytambo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ollantaytambo route builder site.
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  • Pinkuylluna is located on Lare Calle, just above APU Lodge in Ollantaytambo. It's a steep but scenically rewarding hike up and it's free. You can see the Ollantaytambo Ruins(Fortress) from up top as.....  more »
  • Didn’t physically climb this but could see from the ruins on the other side. An amazing creation to store materials such as corn. Hard to believe how they carried all the materials to build in the...  more »
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