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Ollantaytambo: The Last living inca city

13 February 2015 (2977 reads)

Ollantaytambo: The Last living inca city

It was a fortified city built by the Inca Pachacutec and the time of the conquest served Manco Inca Yupanqui strong for this city was constituted as a military, economic and administrative and agricultural complex. Ollantaytambo was also a major inn or town houses, with huge food stores, and places of astronomical observation. Importantly, this shows the strength of the Incas proactive spirit that provisioned by internal water aqueducts, and set it on top of 6 huge blocks that might belong to the Sun Temple worked hard red porphyry are found, these parts resisted the onslaught of idolatry grubbers who destroyed the temple and left scattered its pieces urban functionality of this set clearly shows the high degree of development and urban planning of pre-Hispanic period , corresponding to the first description area called Qosqo ayllu. The second sector Araccama ayllu, commonly called forts, platforms corresponds to buildings, enclosures and structure six monoliths of pink porphyry, which are carved or Chacanas staggered crossings.

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