Sitio arqueológico Pinkuylluna, Ollantaytambo

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Ruin · Tourist Spot
Visit Sitio arqueológico Pinkuylluna to see the remains of a hillside fortress that guarded the entrance to the Sacred Valley. The ruins stand on the site of one of the rare battles that the Spaniards lost to the Incas. Climb a steep slope to get to the massive terraces, which will reward you with panoramic views across the valley to a quarry where the Incas excavated stones. Take a taxi if you wish to avoid the four-hour round-trip trek. Hire a local guide to get a better understanding of the ingenuity of Inca civilization. Wear sturdy footwear and a windproof jacket. Add Sitio arqueológico Pinkuylluna and other attractions to your Ollantaytambo trip itinerary using our Ollantaytambo holiday builder tool.
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  • These ruins may not be as impressive as the ones in Ollantaytambo, but the 30 minute hike to get there is worth it. We were the only tourists there and appreciated the quiet vistas and personal...  more »
  • The ruins at Pumamarca is not far from Ollantaytambo. They are very old and not marketed as a tourist attraction efficiently. We were the only people on site during our visit. Nothing to buy so take.....  more »
  • This place offers a nice view over the town. The path is clear and easy to follow. Not a lot of people come here so we had the entire place to ourselves on a January morning.
  • Totally free, very peaceful hike. Few people. I'm pretty fit but it was pretty challenging as I am still adjusting to the altitude. Great view of the ruins across the town.
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