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“water temple” (13 reviews)
“small site” (12 reviews)
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Cusco, Peru
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"water temple"
in 13 reviews
"small site"
in 12 reviews
"water features"
in 5 reviews
"water flowing"
in 5 reviews
"nice walk"
in 10 reviews
"boleto turistico"
in 14 reviews
"city tour"
in 16 reviews
"short hike"
in 5 reviews
"inca ruin"
in 8 reviews
"tourist ticket"
in 9 reviews
"del cusco"
in 4 reviews
"quick visit"
in 4 reviews
"inca sites"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 11 reviews
"incan architecture"
in 4 reviews
"archaeological site"
in 4 reviews
"interesting place"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

See if you have the time or else give it a miss. The walk to the ruins takes longer than this ruins are worth. We saw the water seeping out of the rock and the other ruins. I think I valued the trees and the...More

Thank aqwn2be
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Again the talk given here was too long so felt rushed when exploring, would be good if tour guide walked and talked pointing things out instead of standing still

Thank angela r
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A late afternoon visit on a short tour from Cusco and very worthwhile. Another example of Inca ingenuity. Set in the countryside with Families and animals creating a restful environment..

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you buy the pass to see multiple ruins around Cusco, this is worth the stop, but it's a quick stop. Worth stopping by if you are planning on doing the others along the same road.

Thank csquared2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great. Not a lot of people visit so it's calm but the ruins are gorgeous and so it the surrounding area.

Thank Katie R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of several Inca ruins in the Cusco area. You will have the opportunity to see how they worked natural rock formations into the construction of this site.

Thank travelingwolf
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing archaeological sites,and seeing the canals of water that the Incas built hundred of years ago still working today is impressive.

Thank VCar15
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is really cool! Worth a visit if you are looking for something to do while in Cusco. Not too much information on this site. I believe one of the Spanish chroniclers briefly mentions an Inca Emperor stopping here to rest while travelling between...More

Thank PeruDreamer
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Although not as impressive as the nearby Sacsayhuaman complex, Tambomachay is a very interesting place where this is believed to be a sacred place for the Inca elite to take baths. The complex is built into the hills and the water comes from the ground;...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Within the Large temple ( Saqsaywaman) compound, have to walk about 10 to 15 minutes from the main gate ( ticket office) . The ever running spring water flow from the rocks into a small pool . It was for clensing ritual performed by ancient...More

Thank Happy258
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NinexFruit
17 April 2016|
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Response from 666Nomad_2012 | Reviewed this property |
I would allow about 1.5 to 2 hours at this site unless you are really serious about exploring the ruins and need to see every detail. As this was the umpteenth Inca ruin on my itinerary I didn't see the need to spend a lot... More
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