Puyapatamarca, Machu Picchu

4.7
#11 of 14 in Historic Sites in Machu Picchu
Seemingly sitting above the clouds, Puyapatamarca offers an excellent lookout point over Macchu Picchu, as well as a set of ruins. The site testifies to the Incas' ingenious construction abilities. Several stone water features like fountains and ritual baths sit at the entrance. In the distance, you'll see the snowcapped peaks of Salkantay and Palcay. Look out for orchids and exotic birds, prevalent here thanks to the proximity to a forested area. Use our Machu Picchu trip planning website to add Puyapatamarca and other attractions to your Machu Picchu vacation plans.
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  • Right out of a picture book, this sight is amazing to behold. Take lots of pictures, but don't forget to just enjoy your surroundings.  more »
  • Striking terraces of Machu Picchu. Beautiful place with a vibrant energy. Worth every minute contact with nature!
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  • Very interesting
  • Beautiful Inca site
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