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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  • We visited years ago when there was no wall separating the ruins from the town of Ollantaytambo. Now they charge a huge entry fee. It's a lovely place to walk around but not at this price. We... 
    We visited years ago when there was no wall separating the ruins from the town of Ollantaytambo. Now they charge a huge entry fee. It's a lovely place to walk around but not at this price. We...  more »
  • This site is an impressive walk through the Incan culture. You can see how they lived and worked. When you see those stones up close, how closely they fit together, and where they left off then you....  more
    This site is an impressive walk through the Incan culture. You can see how they lived and worked. When you see those stones up close, how closely they fit together, and where they left off then you....  more »
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  • Amazing Inca site for science and astronomy.
  • Amazing place. Highly recommended. Lots of steps but it's worth it.

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