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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour today took in several Inca sites, Tambomachay was one of them. This site served as a retreat/spa for the Inca hierarchy, we could only view it from the service road, I don't know if there much more to see. It looked quite peaceful...More

Thank MitchMitch52
Reviewed 2 days ago

Small Inca Ruin that wasn't very impressive to see and visit. Worth a quick visit. I don't consider this to be a must-do while at Cusco.

Thank yacro
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was part of our tour around Saqsayhuaman. Interesting site, especially the watch tower. Learned a lot about Incas. The water fountain still brings water from 4km away.

Thank fairyqueen286
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you haven't seen enough amazing Quechua stonework at the other sites you've visited, and have a few spare minutes in the afternoon, then this might be a worthwhile stop. It's a 8-10' walk from the entrance and is a small but picturesque site.

Thank All_Things_Seen
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a good place to start your visit of the Inca sites around Cusco - take a taxi up to the top here (or bus) and then you can wander around this site and walk downhill to the other three sites between here and...More

Thank Ngaio M
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was royal residence with sacred water; really interesting architecture and endless/unlimited water flow; it was too cold and windy (winter season), it's higher that Cusco, so it's better to have warm clothes with you; but it's a question for separate visit; we made it...More

Thank Marina L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, while walking through this impressive site you get nothing but huge respect for the Incas. This part of the Sacred valley is a must see,

Thank HansenNienke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only with a guide you can understand why Inca built-create this place and for what reason. It consists of a series of canals, pipes, ditches, tunnels and waterfalls that run through the terraced rocks. The function of the site is to convey water and it...More

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inkas built this for water. The lead some irrigation here and water flows from the ruins. Overall, not very exciting and very crowded. I would not make a special stop for this.

Thank catchyginger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little walk up a 'driveway' sort of place then you get to Tambomachay and it is very small. Very nice place for a quick visit.

Thank nzwestie
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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