Pumamarca Ruins, Ollantaytambo

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Visit Pumamarca Ruins to see the remains of a hillside fortress that guarded the entrance to the Sacred Valley. The ruins stand on the site of one of the rare battles that the Spaniards lost to the Incas. Climb a steep slope to get to the massive terraces, which will reward you with panoramic views across the valley to a quarry where the Incas excavated stones. Take a taxi if you wish to avoid the four-hour round-trip trek. Hire a local guide to get a better understanding of the ingenuity of Inca civilization. Wear sturdy footwear and a windproof jacket. Add Pumamarca Ruins and other attractions to your Ollantaytambo trip itinerary using our Ollantaytambo holiday builder tool .
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  • Simply beautiful, peaceful, great views, good conditions many tourists. Be prepared, bring water. Enjoy your day  more »
  • Though you are not required to, we hired a local guide for this climb. Marina was very patient and full of interesting information which made for a much more compelling visit to the ruins. It is quite...  more »
  • Very beautiful a place where you can breathe fresh air and displayed beautiful landscapes, my opinion is that declared intangible, that they sow not cement and not to allow any business and is only a place to visit, avoiding pollution. You should visit it!
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