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Paucarcancha Ruins

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Address: Machu Picchu, Peru

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Wow! But, What Are They?

These ruins are more than just ruins. This is a sacred temple area that was visited by the Inca Kings and Queens. Hope your guide knows enough to tell you all about it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ron B
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Orem, Utah

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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These ruins are more than just ruins. This is a sacred temple area that was visited by the Inca Kings and Queens. Hope your guide knows enough to tell you all about it.

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

But you already knew that. Not really avoidable so don't worry about missing it. Amazing views and pictures.

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

You see these photos of Machu Picchu so many times in books, magazines, television, but to be actually standing here and seeing with your own eyes...unbelievable! How the Inca were able to get the materials up and over here, and then be able to fit the pieces of the puzzle together with their primitive tools...just hard to believe!

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alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

we made sure to try to see all of the main attractions while we had our limited number of days at machu picchu. Plan you trip well so that you dont miss anything like this.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

After entering the complex head left up to the caretakers hut to be awed by the ever iconic view of the Machu Picchu complex. It's easy to spend 2 hours here just watching and be amazed.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Amazing to see how these ruins have survived all these centuries.One view is as breathtaking as the next. A once in a lifetime experience.

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Coventry, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The most breathtaking sight... amazing to know that the Spanish never found this sight!!! It's something you will only see once in your lifetime!!

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Where you can witness the technique of inka people! All the constructions were finely done! Magical site!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

How these Inca people were able to build such terraces, carrying rocks for miles and miles is beyond understanding. The ruins are beyond amazing and are a must see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This Ruin is in the front of Machu Picchu. Climb up, a lot of steps to get there. It is fun to explore the ruins with many Lamma around them.

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