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Inca Baths at Tambomachay

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Address: Tambomachay, Cusco, Peru
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Small Group Half-Day City Tour of Cusco
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Unexpectedly interesting

A quick ride outside Cusco, the baths are actually unexpectedly interesting. Offer another look into Incan culture, and the ingenuity of their civilization. If you can manage to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
susan j
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very easy to walk from Tambomachay to Cusco visiting the other sites on the route. Tambomachay is small but nice with the fountains and inca structures.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A quick ride outside Cusco, the baths are actually unexpectedly interesting. Offer another look into Incan culture, and the ingenuity of their civilization. If you can manage to fit them into your itinerary, I would recommend a visit. Won't take long and won't involve excessive (or strenuous) walking.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Do not go here until you are acclimated to altitude. Not much of a structure and very busy with buses not even able to find parking.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Water is life, and the Incas built careful watersystems. This is a good ruin to see first, to begin to understand the Inca attitude toward construction and their care of the water that sustained them. Ruins are in good shape, animals along the way are a nice "extra."

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Though not a huge site the aqueduct system was interesting to see. A total visit to the site with an explanation by the guide would take maybe half an hour.

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Thank SGtravelfan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice place. It's very relaxing and you get to enjoy a bit of the Inca life... I like to experience at least some of what life used to be like when these structures were used by the Incas.

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Memphis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Saw part of my four wheeler tour and it was a great site to see. Very good insight to how people lived and survived.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This site along with Puka Pukara across the road give a great introduction to Incan society and prepare the traveler for Sacsayhauman which is the primary ruin in the area.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Interesting site but there's not much there. Really built up by tour guides only to find a few ruins atop a hill and locals selling their goods up and down the path. Not a must if you're in Cuzco and limited on time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Follow the trails to higher ground for spectacular views of the Andes. Beautiful birds, butterflies and handicrafts on the site. We held ceremony here as it was very quiet and sacred.

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