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Archaelogical monument of Maukallaqta in Cusco City

18 November 2014

The archaeological monument is located to the banks of the Apurimac river and to 3360 meters above the sea level, Maukallaqta is divided in 5 sectors among which are the esplanade of "Pampa Square", the imcomparable "Yoraq Torreyoq", The high "Pukara", the extraodinary "Pukara Khepa" and the silent Aqotambo.

Among these constructions made in the area that highlights the presence of a legendary funerary structure with a fine finish, place where it presume that buried to important people linked to the social elite.


At the same time as the funeral, also it appreciate temples and others. in the actuality, the archaeological monument is know as the "Touristic Canyon of the Alto Apurimac", their edifications date to the pre-hispanic epoch, which were made by stones and mud mostly in the circular plant among 4 & 6 meters.

The zone possessed a graveyard, which would be aimed at the nobility and the people, the construction present the rectangular shape that it presume were had a very important role in the magic & ritual ceremonies.

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