Ollantaytambo in Quechua Ollantay Tampu also known as the Inca fortress, ollantaytambo was built mainly to guard the entrance to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and was a place of accommodation, Ollantaytambo possesses a unique work of art especially in the temple of the Sun that contains 6 monoliths melted by a technology that we do not know possibly the stones were brought from the quarries located in front of ollantaytambo, the constructions withstood strong earthquakes to date. Ollantaytambo was built in 1440 by the Inca Pachacuteq, is located 80km north of Cusco 40 kilometers from Machupicchu 2792 masl with an age of 3500 years, is built in red granite that is molded, trapezoidal doors cut with absolute precision, originally had to look very beautiful, possibly the Incas rebuilt it.

This tour of the archaeological complex of Olantaytambo lasts 2 hours, come and know about the history with our professional guides.

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