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Reviewed 1 week ago

It comes in most if not all books about Cusco, but still worth going there to see. It is a very central location, you cannot miss it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank travelfromportugal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to see this stone in the wall and to think how they managed to sculpt it. Many tourists and groups around here, but still fun to see.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bethe42
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 26 August 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2019

It's very amazing how these rocks fit so well together. Just take you pics and move on. There is also a lot of little shops and venders around this area.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 22 August 2019

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

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed 12 August 2019

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

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ali921
Reviewed 24 July 2019

Getting to the Twelve Angled Stone is quite easy. There are signs that lead the way. Picking the actually stone is tricky, unless you ask a passing guide.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

It really is quite clever that the Incas had the tools to make these stones all fit perfectly. Cutting them perfectly to the exact size and shape.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Hello, The walk is about 15 minutes. Starting from the Church at the main plaza.
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