Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo

Frequently overshadowed by the world-famous Machu Picchu ruins, nearby Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo offers canny travelers a chance to see a breathtaking site in a sacred valley with a fraction of the tourists. Towering over the adjacent town, the ruined Inca complex once served as a former royal estate for the Emperor Pachacuti. Climb the tiered walls to discover the treasures that wait above, such as ruined fortifications and a sun temple. Take a moment to look back and appreciate the spectacular views Inca rulers once enjoyed. With our international travel planner, Ollantaytambo attractions like Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • In its extension and its beauty Ollantaytambo surprises and shudders. The construction is giant and at the same time with pinpoint accuracy,
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  • The fortress of Ollantaytambo is amazing one of the many mysteries the cradle or the hideout of the inca ollantay constructions d ahy its name from Ollantaytambo
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  • very beautiful. the stairs weren't the easiest because i was still acclimating to the altitude. it would have been nicer to have signs with information/history, but if i was really motivated then i wo...  more »
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