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Cusco City: Wonmderfull Kanamarca Archaeological Complex

15 July 2013

Kanamarca Archaeological Complex, also called K'anamarca, is located in the district of Alto Pichigua, in the province of Espinar, within the department and the region of Cusco, at an altitude of 3950 meters above sea level. In geographical terms could be added which is established on a plateau where vegetation has little.

It is an architectural complex cultural legacy of the pre-Inca and Inca k'anas, during its expansion. It is said that the people K'ana, whose name means "twisted" or "chosen" had its stay in the place from 5,000 BC and that during the Inca heyday, was one of the people who had the mandate of the son of the sun, these being an excellent weapon of attack against the people chancas warrior who refused to submit.

The ruins are one of the main tourist attractions of Peru, and in many regions find traits that leads to earlier centuries. This also occurs in the province of Espinar, known as kana nation, where there are also ancient religious temples and perform many traditional celebrations.

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