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This place was dedicated to the extraction and carved the stones that were used for the construction of Ollantaytambo and many surrounding enclosures. This place is located to nine miles from the Inca town of Ollantaytambo and has three groups of quarries: Molle Pucro, Sirkusirkuyoc (it was the largest of the three), shows the evidence of having been in full operation when the Spaniards came to this area. And finally Cacchicata or Kantirayoq, where was practiced other kind of extraction of minerals and precious stones. The visitors can be observe the great work done at the time of moving the giant stones to build enclosures of Ollantaytambo. We can find the stones called "Tired Stones" that were on the way to Ollantaytambo and in some parts of town.

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From Cusco airport to Machu Picchu 31 January 2020

From Cusco airport to Machu Picchu

Perfect tour to know the different areas in Cusco and see the amazing places like the stunning Ollantaytambo and the last Inca city, then you’ll travel by train to new seven wonder called Machu Picchu and into this place the mix with temples, nature and mysticism are the most important things that you’ll see in whole life. ‘Cause this ...
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