Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo

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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  • Like others, we arrived at this important Inca fortress as part of a bus & train tour focused on Machu Picchu. The structures and terraces are dramatic, even from the base. The climb is arduous and.....  more »
  • Another great site to learn more about the Incas. Highly recommend doing all these sites with a guide. You could do it individually but you would miss out on the in-depth history, and the wonderful....  more »
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