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Piquillacta

Cusco, Peru
+51 984 556 653
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Half-Day Tour of Tipon, Piquillacta and Andahuaylillas from Cusco
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Shared Southern Valley tour
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South Valley Day Trip to Tipon, Pikillacta and Andahuaylillas
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“pre inca” (6 reviews)
“inca sites” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the mysteries of archaeological research, this is a large facility built with elaborate precision before the Inca dominance. While it was begun with particularly fine water access structure and infrastructure to serve a large number, it was only partially completed, and beginnings of...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing archaeological site currently in recovering process. It is very different than most ruins around Cusco. This pre inkan civilisation did not do much farming but was living off of the fish in the nearby lake. Also the royals lived down in the bottom while...More

Thank marvah
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Generally included in the Southern Valley tours from Cusco, Piquillacta is a welcome change from the Incan ruins that you become so accustomed to seeing in and around Cusco. Mostly derelict, this site gives an in depth experience of how a pre Incan civilisation lived....More

Thank RaktimRay
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We arrived early in the morning and were the only ones there. A vast ruin layered and dotted the landscape in the valley. Some areas were used for religious functions and ceremonial purposes. It took us a hour to go through. A very enjoyable walk...More

Thank Travellibra
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This is a pre-inca site. The size of the settlement is quite impressive. The double wall is quite unique. And the surrounding mountain and valley view is beautiful. At the nearby site, it is interesting to see the Inca stone facade against the pre-inca wari...More

Thank Huhu2013
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is the second pre-Inca site my wife and I visited on our recent trip to Peru, the first one being Huaca Pucllana in Lima. We visited this site as part of a private tour of the South Valley of Cusco with Machu Picchu Viajes...More

Thank VG1302
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Another site worth visiting, established well before the Inca. We had a private guide that explained what they know, although it is only what the archeologists have been able to establish and a summation of that knowledge, but it gives you insight into the theories...More

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We took a Cusco city bus for a few Soles and asked to be dropped off at Piquillacta. We almost had the place to ourselves. It was amazing to see the walls go on almost endlessly, and with such precision. I appreciated the informative pages...More

1  Thank travelgals2017
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Amazing location, only had about 1.5 hours there, could have spend three or four hours wandering around the ruins, looking at the archtecture and generally marvelling at the stone masonary and wondering about the people who use to live there.

Thank Shaz1000
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I took a bus from Cusco to Pikillacta, and it was 2 Soles. The entrance cost is 70 soles for foreigners because it also includes a ticket to Tipon which is the agricultural marvel. I was there on a sunday around 10 am and there...More

Thank ABNNER6
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