Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo

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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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  • Super cool site to visit and definitely worth it to hire a guide so they can tell you all of the fascinating facts about its construction!  more »
  • Many things have been written. I will add one thing. Do this after Machu Picchu and plan in advance to make sure that you have a knowledgeable guide. The complexity of construction here is...  more »
  • Amazing place. Highly recommended. Lots of steps but it's worth it.
  • A great experience. You must take a guide!

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