Magnificent Inca ruins. A must see if you are around Cusco. Plenty of other sites nearby to make a half day tour.
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The views of the city from this site are gorgeous! It's a very cool ruin and less crowded than many other sites so you can really explore it. If you'll be walking to the site from the city, be prepared for an all uphill walk...More
Sacsayhuamen is an Inca ruin on a hill overlooking Cusco. An amazing ruin, built as a fortress. Worth the trip as the views of Cusco are amazing. Don't forget to visit the White Christ Statue.
I must admit I am a bit bias when we talk about pre-Colombian architecture as I am a big fan, but this Inca ceremonial site is magnificent in whichever way you want to look at it. Size, location, construction, design and materials to build it....More
We walked from the Plaza de Armas in Cusco up the hill to Sacsayhuaman in about a half hour, all uphill but with great views of the city as you go. You can stop at the San Cristobal church on the way, then a little...More
Was not informed facility does not accept credit cards or american dollars. Hiked up hill and never able to enter facility due to lack of local soles.