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Review of Temple of the Sun

Temple of the Sun
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Day Tour to Machu Picchu on Expedition Service
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Owner description: Built in the form of a circular tower on a massive slab of granite, this sacred edifice contains the famous Intiwatana, or sun dial, which the Incas used to "tie down" the sun at the winter solstice each year.
Reviewed April 4, 2018

One of the two main identifiable temples in Machu Picchu itself (the other one being the Condor Temple), the Temple of Sun is easy enough to find, even without a guide (although we had a guide).
There's a sign to tell you precisely where it is.
Quite pretty in it's own way, even in the context of the whole of Machu Picchu.

1  Thank seagullrob
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I Never imagine that i will be able to see it in person! this place is magical and spiritual, is amazing, beautiful and worth the hike. Take your time don't rush, once you on the top you will never regretted

Thank tiffanyvc2016
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

It's kind of a "must" if you're at Machu Picchu anyway, and we didn't have any trouble finding it without a guide, as some others on here have said. I thought the whole site was pretty decently marked (although Circuito 2 got a tad confusing for a second).

El lugar es muy magico - the place is very magical...so take your time admiring the brilliance, ingenuity, architecture, and long-lasting ruins.

1  Thank Brittany_11_10
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Soak in every site and every moment of this magical place..
It is interesting to take a minute study and contemplate how this was built..
And, even more amazing, is how it has lasted all of these years...

Thank bas0921
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Come see everything you can. Climb to the highest point, take lots of pictures. You will want to remember the time you spent here. This place is very magical.

Thank sgtsbud
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