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Very interesting place

This place is located at about an hour from Abancay, the carved monolith is still an enigma for... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Travellover1978
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Messina, Italy
Make time for this.

About an hour out of Abancay, 30kms, on the road to Cusco. Entrance charge S/.10.00 and the... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
John L
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London, United Kingdom
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Curahuasi, Abancay 03101, Peru
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This place is located at about an hour from Abancay, the carved monolith is still an enigma for archaeologists and there are a lot of hypotesis about it. Anyway it's interesting and we didn't pay anything to get in. Please note that there are no...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

About an hour out of Abancay, 30kms, on the road to Cusco. Entrance charge S/.10.00 and the 'gatekeeper gives a brief introduction. The initial feature is a massive rock 'map', somewhat damaged and eroded but still depicting the Inca compass, condors and wildlife. There are...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

In a region with LOTS of Inca ruins, the key reason for visiting THIS one is the scale hydrological model of the valley -- it is truly astounding to consider that the Inca could conceptualise -- without modern survey equipment -- an entire hydrological basin!...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

There are so many aspects to Peru that I was completely ignorant of before my trip and this huge carved stone was one of them, along with the ruins behind it, giving you a great view of the surrounding area. You can almost imagine what...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

You can catch a colectivo to Saywite for around S.10 from Abancay, just ask a taxi to take you to the colectivo stop for Saywite. Or you can catch a cab all the way up for around S.30. The trip takes about an hour and...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2017

The main attraction of the site is the monolith, and that alone is well worth the visit. The only other ruins we saw was the smallish pyramid next to it, and another smaller one down the valley that we didn't hike to. The difficult part...More

Thank matt h
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

The fantastic place that I am about to describe is located in Abancay the capital city of Apurimac. Approximately its distance is around 45 km from Abancay. I found it pretty interesting because it has different archeological remains. It has a monolith that due to...More

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