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There are much bigger examples of these "keystones" in Sacsayhuaman, but it is fun to go hunting for them around the Centro Historico. It really isn't hard to find this stone as we walked by it a number of times and every time there were...More
It's simply a stone with twelve edges that has animal shapes hidden that can only be seen from certain angles and lightning conditions. It's easy to find as you will find a man posing as an Inka king right in front of it and there...More
The twelve Angled Stone is an archeological artifact in Cuzco. It was part of a stone wall of an Inca palace and now forms part of a wall of the Archbishop of Cuzco. It is considered a great example of Inca knowledge in the evolution...More
It is amazing that the Incas were so good at building walls but there are so many more interesting things to see that are more amazing such as Sacsayhuaman.
It is always packed with people taking photos (often of the wrong stone) and so if...More
It's stone in a wall. Why excellent ? Well it's a demonstration of how good the Incas were in engineering. The large stone has 12 other closely fitted stones around it. That is rare. When you travel around Peru you will not see that phenomenon...More