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Sated falcon's place within the City Tour in Cusco - Sacasayhuaman

08 October 2013

Remains and foundation of a colossal construction consists of three series of stone blocks with high precision units that served as defense. Its name means "satisfied falcon". It was built in approximately 77 years (1431-1508) in the reign of Inca Yupanqui and Wayna Qhapac. It was destroyed from 1537-1561, becoming quarry for the construction of the cathedral, temples and Spanish house. Consists of four sectors. The bastions or walls built with huge stones broken lines forming the square Chuquipampa addition to its towers and Suchuna center is located opposite the ramparts. The largest stone weighs about 70 tons. In this place is held every June 24 Inti Raymi.

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