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Just above Cuzco there are four Inca ruins—Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka Pukara, and Tambomachay. Of the four, Sacsayhuaman is perhaps the most astounding, particularly when your guide mentions some of the huge stones used to build city walls may weigh as much as 200 tons. To this day, no one really knows how the Inca, lacking wheels, were able to get these stones into place and keep them together without using mortar. Tours typically combine all four ruins, and while they’re close, by car, reaching them on foot takes time. Another Sacsayhuaman highlight is the gorgeous views of Cuzco, which lies below.
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Cusco, Peru
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