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Puka Pukara

Cusco, Peru
+51 993 492 979
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“high ground” (4 reviews)
“small site” (4 reviews)
“inca sites” (9 reviews)
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Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

nice but inka motives appear again and again in all of the sites, so it's not a must, unless it's a part of a package deal.

Thank bestsZagreb
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A must see! The dwellings sat on the top of the mountain, but the steep hills graded evenly with beautiful terraces. The caves on the side of the mountain were used to store corpses of over 3000 people in the Inka time. Fascinated history and...More

Thank Travellibra
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was the third of three Inca sites we visited near Cusco and the least interesting. However, taken as a whole the day was well worth it - I just wouldn't go out of my way just for this one.

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Not much to speak of here. It is the ruins of an Incan fort sitting atop a hill with some nice views of the valley below. When we arrived there were locals that had set up to sell souvenirs to the tourists passing by. Normally...More

Thank TravelHappy237
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Puka Pukara's name means red fortress and is taken from the red granite that was used in its construction. It was believed to have been used as a guard post that protected access to Cusco from the marauding tribes of the Amazonian east. Unlike many...More

Thank Sanders3
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Puka Pukara or the Red Fortress is not a very big site but has got nice views over the valley. And the Inca structure of the fortress is interesting. In combination with Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo and Tambomachay a nice half day tour. Get a private taxi...More

Thank Bert W
Reviewed 5 July 2017

These are the remains of an Incan Fort high up on a hill just outside Cusco town. Worth a look, and I think it is part of the Cusco multi attraction ticket. You also get some good views from up here. A tour guide will...More

1  Thank LeeStJohn
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is not the most incredible site but is very interesting. If it is part of your tour...do it. You will learn a lot of the history, culture and is a good stop.

Thank Rick_Sue1969
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Had both lunch and dinner here. It's genuine local simple food that's tasty and good value. Great soups, a wide range of meat and vegetable dishes as well as desserts all at reasonable prices. The beer is cold and the house red wine is fine.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This site was part of the city tour which was a half day tour (2pm to 7pm). I arranged all my tours with Andes Journeys and they provided excellent service. Like most tours in the Cusco area I used my universal ticket (includes admission to...More

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