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IMPORTANT PLACES IN THE SACRED VALLEY

In the Sacred Valley there are many important places that you must visit to be able to say that you traveled to Cusco and especially that you had the best experience of the Sacred Valley of the Incas these places are:

Pisaq: Here we must visit as a mandatory step the traditional market, which is one of the most important in the region of Cusco by the customs that still maintains its inhabitants, have a walk through the narrow streets of this traditional village and the archaeological site of Pisaq where the largest pre-Hispanic cemetery in America and a set of terraces that were very well accommodated in the geography of this place, it is believed to be contemporary to the Citadel of Machu Picchu.

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View of the village of Pisac

Chinchero: The archaeological site of Chinchero has aqueducts and Inca terraces, we can also appreciate the Chinchero textile characterized by the color of their wool (alpaca and sheep fibers) dyed with natural products such as; the stick, cochineal, etc. to become final products such as blankets, chullos, hats, purses, etc.

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The archeological site of Chinchero in Cusco

Salt mines of Maras: As indicated, it is an important point for the salt ponds, which is used and marketed by local people, the salt is used for the preparation of meals and preferred by some Peruvian chefs in their gourmet meals, in recent years have also inserted this salt in the pastry which offers dark chocolate from the province of the convention along with the salt of Maras.

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The salt mines of Maras view from the top of the viewpoint.

Archaeological site of Moray: The most important work of agricultural engineering, composed of a set of circular terraces, which is believed to have been an Inca agricultural experimental center, as they managed to obtain various microclimates of the regions of Peru, through which they managed to produce various agricultural products of Peru.

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The archaeological site of Moray, view from the main entrance

Ollantaytambo: It is one of the most important archaeological sites in the Sacred Valley, since it is believed that it was an important military center because of its location and the way it was built from where you can see the Sacred Valley of the Incas, also a religious center in which is also present the intihuatana used in Inca times as an astronomical observatory and agricultural center, by the distribution of its terraces and the presence of water channels that run in the town of Ollantaytambo.

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Ollantaytambo the living Inca city

Urubamba: A fairly quiet town within the Sacred Valley of the Incas, which is why here are several tourist restaurants and quality hotels from 4 to 5 stars and quite renowned, as they use the geography and climate that this place has to offer a unique experience, where you can perform various outdoor activities such as horseback riding, rafting, zip line, etc. Also enjoy the wonders of the town with its colonial and Inca streets and in addition to the most important thing, the kindness that the people of Urubamba has.

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Urubamba, the capital of the same name, view from the top of the Urubamba – Cusco highway.

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