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 ...
Maky ("Mano" in Quechua) has one business location where the owners sell reproductions of pre Inca ceramics. They specialize in
artwork of the cultures from the coast of Perú like Pachacamac, Chinakana and the Chankay from the North. They ...
About two and a half hours by car from Cusco, this Inca town has maintained the integrity of its design.
Next to the plaza Hanan Huacaypata, there are 15 blocks with large houses built upon Inca fields of wrought ...