Puca Pucara is a archaeological center located in Cusco, more knowing as "The Red Fortress", because calcareous stones with which it was built and these stones had acquired a green coloration of the area, rich in iron.
The experts pointed that this place was a fortress with the object of protect to Tambomachay, a important palace in inca times, which also served as administrative center that it counts with terraces superimposed and passages.
Also this place it worked as a collective inn or hostel that offered rest and food to the travelers, because this route leads to the path of Huchuy Qosqo and Calca inside of Sacred Valley.
The place is open to the tourist in general during all year. There, the travelers can contemplate the interior squares, bathrooms, aqueducts, watchtowers and the inca trail of easily recognizing.