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Choquequirao la ciudad perdida

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Choquequirao se encuentra en el valle de vilcabamba la convención este centro arqueológico también es considerado importante como Machupicchu porque era una ciudad perdida donde los incas se refugiaron a partir de 1536. La palabra choquequirao proviene de la palabra quechua “chuqui K’iraw”, que significa “cuna de oro” el complejo arquitectónico de choquequirao es un sitio agradable con  hermosas y asombrosas arquitecturas que se muestras a su alrededor  llenos de vida y de verdor que rodean este lugar.

Qenqo archaeological

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Qenqo Quechua language meaning “maze” is located in the region of Cusco, at an altitude of 3,680 meters above sea level is currently one of the most important and surprising Inca culture.
The archaeological complex consists of two large sections called Qenqo Qenqo big guy both have impressive stone carvings, also around it we see the amphitheater this place was a temple where the Incas made ​​their public ceremonies, and one underground chamber is a rock work is considered to have been a place of worship for secrets and hidden rites, and finally the mortuary we call it “living sacrifices” for although questions remain about this topic says it is possible that there were carried out sacrifices both human and animals (especially the flame).

Ollantaytambo

 

ollantaytambo_cusco_peruOllantaytambo,capital of the district with the same name(Province of Urubamba)and the only city of the Inca Emperi that is still occupied, is and Inca  village located at 80 kilometers northeast of the city of Cusco and at 40 kilometers from Machupicchu.

During the Inca Emperi, Pachacuted conquered the region and built the village and a ceremonial center.in the time of the conquest it was used as fort of Manco Inca, Yupanqui, leader of the Inca resistance and nowadays it is and important tourism attraction because of its Inca construction and being one of the most common starting points of the trip up to Machupicchu.

 

 

 

 

Lago Titicaca

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El lago Titicaca es el lugar más sagrado cuando se trata de la región y mitología inca y fue aquí que el primer rey inca, Manco Capac nació del dios sol inti.

El Titicaca es el lago navegable más alto del mundo y el más grande en Sudamerica.Viajar por  el lago es viajar por hermosos paisajes. En el interior del lago  existe una zona protegida del ecosistema natural y también se puede visitar las islas de los Urus, Taquile y Amantani.

The salt mines of Maras

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 Maras known by some as “salt mines” are constituted by about 3000 small wells , built on the side of the slope of the mountain “Qaqawiñay”,during the dry season fill or “water” every 3 days with salt water that comes from a natural spring located on top of the wells for the water evaporates, the salt contained in it gradually solidifies.This process will continue for about a month until a considerable volume of solid salt, about 10 cms. height from the ground, which is then beaten and well granulated, the salt is then bagged in plastic bags and shipped to markets in the region today that iodized salt is being so consumption is not harmful. this is  reason  that Maras   is  an wonderful  atractive  for  a lot  of  tourist  as national and foreigners.

Tipón,parque Arqueológico

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Se encuentra a 27 km de la  ciudad del Cusco pertenece al distrito de Oropesa Provincia de Quispicanchis, este centro arqueológico es uno  de los más visitados por los turistas, en este sitio se encuentra una de las más grandes obras de irrigación en las terrazas llamados también andenes que actualmente son cultivadas, la increíble distribución de los conductos de agua al aire libre. Es un lugar hermoso y admirables fuentes de agua  con una sorprendente arquitectura incaica.