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Cantalloc Aqueduct

Carretera Puquio-Cusco, Nazca, Peru
+51 994 307 771
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Highly underrated

This site is highly underrated in my opinion. As many people, we only went to Nazca to take a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jonathan Z
Interesting

In order to get in you have to pay for this place and 2 others. We weren't planning to go to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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An ingenious system of stone aqueducts built by the people of Nasca in ancients times is still functioning and used by local farmers for irrigation.
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  • Average12%
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Carretera Puquio-Cusco, Nazca, Peru
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+51 994 307 771

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This site is highly underrated in my opinion. As many people, we only went to Nazca to take a flight over the lines. However, as we had a few more hours until our bus, we looked for other things to do in Nazca. We did...More

Thank Jonathan Z
Reviewed 3 days ago

In order to get in you have to pay for this place and 2 others. We weren't planning to go to the two others, so our local guide "negotiated" a price for just this location. They allow you to peruse the location at your leisure...More

Thank Armenius919
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was amazing to realize how the Nazca culture found out to have year round water thanks to the use of these aqueducts. It is possible to go underground but you have to arrange it before at the entrance. If you are a bit claustrophobic...More

Thank Ricardo n
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit here before driving back to Lima many people miss this but we enjoyed our walk round and fascinating to see the birds go for a drink and follow the path round as they flew back up worth a visit

Thank Cruiser86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprising these aqueducts provided water from the mountains year round for the surroundings of Nazca. But as a touristic attraction it is not very special. Make a combination with Cementerio Chauchilla in a half day tour.

Thank Bert W
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The aqueduct is very well preserved and worth a visit, it's mostly combined with a buggy tour in the sanddunes.

Thank JanvDriel
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Another great surprise very closed to Nazca city centre. It is a millennial year all aqueduct that the Nazca tribes built to bring the very scarce water from the mountains to the city. An incredible piece of engineering, there are more than 10 spiral water...More

1  Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

If you have the means to get here (we were driving a rented car but it would be possible to get a taxi from Nazca as it is only about four miles away - ask it to wait), this is well worth a visit. Excellent...More

Thank SWeaver12
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. This system of getting water to the people and for irrigation of the crops is very interesting and very old. Las Agujas de Cantalloc nearby point to where the water comes from the hills. ( Agujas is a pointing needle) This...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Simply the best I've seen in water conservation and irrigation. Incredible technology for the time to conserve this precious resource in a dry climate. Good view from the air, too. You've got to see them to appreciate.

Thank Michael M
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