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Reviewed 1 week ago

A mix of natural rock formations and hand-made adaptations to look like a condor that Will take the death soul to the sky. A fascinating count that your guide will make it memorable. In itself it is not a sophisticated remains like a Greek or...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Incas took a natural rock formation and shaped it into th outspread wings of a condor. On the floor of the temple you can see a rock that is carved in the shape of the condor's head and neck. You need someone to point...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed August 12, 2019

This "temple" is unique to MP. It's been named "temple of the condor" because of the rocky outcrops that resemble (with imagination) outstretched wings combined with the carving on the floor. You can only view from a distance. Again just remember that there is absolutely...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ali921
Reviewed July 31, 2019

But ... come on ... you're at the Machu Picchu so ... just enjoy the place & try to see a condor (better near La Cruz del Condor in the Canyon del Colca)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Am_et_Mat
Reviewed May 16, 2019

The Temple of the Condor was a site for the passage of souls into the celestial realm, which the Condor represents. The head is one dimensional on the ground in front of you but the wings are distinctly three dimensional above the head providing the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed May 4, 2019

Under normal circumstances we may well have walked past this location with a general "ho-hum, another ruin." Our guide gave us insights which really did bring the site to different level of understanding. Virtually every rock and structure has a far deeper meaning than just...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank john o
Reviewed April 15, 2019

In this temple it is carving of the head of the Condor with its out stretched wings. The belief was they had the Condor the Puma and the snake. The Condor was the highest order in the civilization.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Zarin S
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Located in the 'urban' section of Machu Picchu, this is well-marked and on the main tourist path. The condor, puma and serpent represent three levels of Incan beliefs, with the condor being the connection to the celestial.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gene H
Reviewed March 18, 2019

at first visualisation it is difficult to spot the condors head. once you look carefully the structure is 3 dimensional. with beautiful wings hanging up and the head nearly submerged in the ground below your feet

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tejasparekh3
Reviewed March 13, 2019

This temple is located on the lower land of the left side of the city if you are facing Wayma Picchu. It is quite secluded from the main ruins

Date of experience: December 2018
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