Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, Ollantaytambo

View the ancient ruins of Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, an Incan structure used to store grains. Precariously hugging the side of a steep mountain, the ruins offers panoramic views of one of the world's most iconic landscapes. Take a moment to admire the terraced storehouses, supposedly built in the 15th century by emperor Pachacuti and used to protect and preserve food from heat and animals. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries and many more Ollantaytambo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ollantaytambo route builder site .
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  • Come here in the afternoon when the main ruin across the valley has been over run with tourists. These ruins are in excellent condition, one of my places on our two week trip  more »
  • The climb to the granaries was one of the most demanding climb for me. This of course varies with your personal fitness level. However, I was very glad to have done this as the views were simply spect...  more »
  • the steep hike up to these ruins takes 30-45 mins & the path is loose in parts. Trainers/hiking boots are recommended. However you will be rewarded with incredible views of the town below & the Ollant...  more »

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Ollantaytambo is packed with budget-friendly hostels located near the center of town and offering nice views of the countryside. Providing simple but clean and comfortable rooms ideal for backpackers, many of these establishments offer their own guided tours to nearby archeological sites. Mid-range hotels present a good alternative for travelers with kids, providing free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, and access to enclosed gardens or terraces with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.
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