Plazoleta Aracama, Ollantaytambo

Head to the heart of the town of and visit Plazoleta Aracama, a central meeting spot for the people of the city. The square is lined with restaurants and coffee shops. Sip on a warm cup of coffee, dine on some local food, and contemplate everyday life in the town as you watch locals go by. Arrange to visit Plazoleta Aracama and other attractions in Ollantaytambo using our Ollantaytambo travel route builder app .
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  • Center of the city, this square is surrounded by restaurants, with benches, Incas figures adorn it, with people dressed in the typical costumes, and a beautiful view of the mountains. a few meters is the train station that you can walk or in a few nice cars that act as taxis.
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  • Beautiful place which allows to observe the mountains of Pinkuylluna and on the other hand the ancient ruins of Ollantaytambo. The perimeter of the square is surrounded by restaurants and pizzerias. It is common to find children with costumes that you dance or sing in quechua for a coin.
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  • You can change money here, buy souveniers and there are lots of restaurants here as well as a drug store and other little shops.  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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