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The Intipata ruins are recenlty discovered agricultural terraces. Inhabitants may have once used the terraces as a walking path to Machu Picchu.
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We first saw intipata as a scar on the hillside in the far distance. As we got closer we realised that it is a colossal series of terraces running down the side of the mountain. The amount of labour involved and the quality of the...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

The terraces and walls are spectacular and the views from them simply stunning. You can climb the steep steps to higher terraces and explore this magically peaceful place.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Another fabulous set of Inca ruins on the third day of the Inca trail. Set high on a hill with a lonely llama herd and a great view of the valley, river and the next camp site. Good spot for a rest and a snack...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A heavy and steep hike to get here but well worth it. Have to take a guide and worth it for the detailed info. Good walking shoes a must.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We had been talking about going there for more than 50 years... and were not disappointed! Had to go basck in again after lunch and enjoy more of the magic of this fabulous site, The view, the craftmanship, the atmosphere, the mystery of it all!

Thank ottocloss
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I climbd these steps while on tour in Lima, Cuzco, and Machu-pichu. The whole experience is exhilirating, especially if you like ancient history, like I do.

Thank Rosalind E
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Intipata or sun terrace is one of those sites where one can sit for hours and marvel at the stunning view of the mighty Urubamba river and the surrounding valley. We arrived here shortly after 12 pm on the third day of our hike. Although...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

It's so beautiful that you can spend all of your day there. The time passes so fast that before you understand it, is time to go. I wish I had more time here.

Thank terabla2017
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great views after hard climbing, hiking. Narrow steps built into incredibly steep inclines. Well worth doing if moderately fit.

Thank LADYRAWDON
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This place is certainly one of the seven wonder of the world in my opinion. If you do the trail get ready to walk a lot in any temperature. Humidity is heavy and the sun is tropical. You need strong sunscreen and mosquito repellent.

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