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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  • As my first hike at this elevation, I struggled climbing to the top, but it was worth every single step! 
    As my first hike at this elevation, I struggled climbing to the top, but it was worth every single step!  more »
  • Really worth the effort of all the steps, view back to Ollantaytambo is awesome. Go early 0800-0900 to avoid heat and crowds. Lovely grass area at lower level to sit under cover and look back up the.....  more
    Really worth the effort of all the steps, view back to Ollantaytambo is awesome. Go early 0800-0900 to avoid heat and crowds. Lovely grass area at lower level to sit under cover and look back up the.....  more »
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  • Amazing place. Highly recommended. Lots of steps but it's worth it.
  • A great experience. You must take a guide!

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