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Temple of the Three Windows

Machu Picchu, Peru
+51 992 059 069
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Located west of the main square, this sacred temple is known for its huge walls and three trapezoidal-shaped windows through which the sun's rays would pass illuminating the "Sacred Plaza" beyond.
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+51 992 059 069
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As for all aspects of Machu Picchu. the engineering and the architecture is extremely well advanced. To think this was constructed in the mid to late 1400's. It was on my bucket list, and so it should have been

Thank rossbald
Reviewed 1 week ago

Machu Picchu has many buildings with amazing stonework as this is another, however some great photo opportunities

Thank Eddie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple is in the city with the Paucarcancha Ruins so you can not miss it once you are there. It is not to be missed.

Thank williamkassel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect fit for the three windows and half an Andean cross in front. Amazing alignment of stones ..how did they do it?

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

YOU just have to get off your behind and go see this place. You will leave with more questions that you came with.

Thank sia M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This whole place is breathtaking. Just wear comfortable shoes and go on a walk around the ruins. If you are not with a group hire a guide. Don't forget your passport!!!!

Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Another amazing structure that you will come across to see when walking thru the ruins of Machu Picchu. A huge hall like room with stone work and then one wall you have these three trapezoidal windows which apparently line up perfectly to capture the date...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This was another part of the Machu Picchu site that is part of their culture. If you take a guided tour you will see this along with the sundial used by the ancient Incas.

Thank bkpoud2
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The temple is just another example of Incan architecture. Perfectly cut stones. Right next to the sundial, these windows might have held religious significance.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This was an amazing part of the Machu Picchu ruins. The building ability of the Incas is impressive.

Thank ttpurplern
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