About an hour by car from Cusco, Pisaqa (in Quechua "small bird") is located at the top of the Vilcanota mountain range. Its ... More
About an hour by car from Cusco, Pisaqa (in Quechua "small bird") is located at the top of the Vilcanota mountain range. Its polished terraces, systems of irrigation and astronomical observatory make it one of the most important historic locations in the region. Its traditional artisan market is also famous, and during the day of the fair, the varayoq (mayors) do a dance to assist the traditional mass in Quechua.
I loved it! It was amazing....you gotta go! You have to see the ruins..its awesome how they did that..the only thing was that I was a bit afraid of the cliff...but it was well worth it once i got across.
Construction on this structure began in the second half of the 15th century by order of the ruling Pachacutec Inca
but had not yet been completed upon the arrival of the Spaniards. A magnificent sample of Inca architecture, it ...
Gallery, museum and auditorium, this is one of the principal cultural centers of Cusco. It was originally constructed in the
16th century over the Amaru Cancha ("House of the Serpent", the animal which symbolizes knowledge.) It was rebuilt after ...
This gallery houses a magnificent collection of original works from Cusqueñan craftsman Hilario Mendivil (20th century), a descendent of an
old family of craftsman in San Blas who revolutionized popular imagery. He created an original style with the long ...
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