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Q'enqo

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Address: Cusco, Peru
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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US$70.00*
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Half Day Horseback Riding Tour to Inca Ruins from Cusco
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US$15.00*
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Half-Day City Tour of Cusco Including Tambomachay
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US$190.00*
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Private Half-Day Tour of Cusco and Its Surroundings

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Another unusual cultural site.

Stopped here with our travel guide, Walter, after visiting Sacsayhuaman. Nice view of Cusco, a you walk between the rocks to enter Q'enqo. The priestess's 'vegetable' altar is in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Moriah, NY
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Tacoma, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Part of the Saqsayhuaman complex. A location where the Incas made sacrifices and a below ground area where they prepared the dead to be mummified. This site is worth about 15 minutes of your time.

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Moriah, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here with our travel guide, Walter, after visiting Sacsayhuaman. Nice view of Cusco, a you walk between the rocks to enter Q'enqo. The priestess's 'vegetable' altar is in amazing shape for the age. It doesn't take long to view, but the history is interesting.

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Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very magical place where these people made sacrifices and adorations to the gods who had very beautiful where a person can find tranquility

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of the visit to Sacsayhuaman, you can stop by in Q'enqo where the Incas prepared their dead leaders and mummified them for eternity. The site isn't big but it is a part of the visit and you should find it interesting. Worth the time if you visit Sacsayhuaman

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We visited this as part of a wider tour, and it was interesting but not the best part of the day. As part of the suite of Inka remains, it was good, and the path down into the sacrificial area was very Indiana Jones, but not as interesting as other Inka sites we visited. Outstanding views, as all around this... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of the smaller of the Inka ruins in the area overlooking Cusco. This is good for a fill in if needed and can be done in 3/4's of an hour. Not much left of this site or never really finished.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This site was a ceremonial site for the elite Incas, It including the alter and the huge rock outside were covered in gold till the conquest. The place is still neat, the tunnel to the ceremonial alter is a classic, and the masonry work is some of the best.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was one of the more unique sacred sites, as many of the other small ones started to blend together in memory. It has a giant cave with a sacrificial ritual stone. Generally included in the 20 sole city tour, worth seeing, close to Saqsayhuaman.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is one of the Incan ruins high above the city of Cusco. It contains passageways that lead to where animals were sacrificed to the gods. A very interesting site, and not as physically challenging as some of the Incan sites are.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

When I came to Perú , I had hear about this ruins; I was so anxious to visit this attraction. The main entrance is a beautiful old church , it is completely made of marmol and its really detailed! I remember my father and I enter into the church and we started walking through dry mud paths! Everything was so... More 

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