Archaeological Sites in Cusco

Cusco offers the traveler a wide variety of archeological sites that despite the weather and climatic factors are still intact.
The stone work, the arrangement and organization of the constructions, the hydraulic systems and cultivation terraces are worthy of admiration today.
The mystery, majesty and respect with which they have been made so as not to harm Mother Earth reflect the culture and superior knowledge of that time.

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, Sacred City of the Incas, is considered one of the most important archaeological and historical sites in the world.


The archaeological site Sacsayhuaman is known for the giant stones that make up its walls. It is one of the most visited attractions.


The Archaeological Site of Pisac is one of the most important in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and one of the most visited places in Cusco.


The archaeological site of Moray, presents a series of concentric circles, designed to optimize agricultural activity.


The archaeological site of Ollantaytambo presents religious, astronomical, administrative, urban, livestock and agricultural sectors.


The archaeological site of Tambomachay was destined for the rest of the head of the Inca empire. It presents a series of aqueducts, canals and waterfalls.


Quillarumiyoc was the place where moon worship ceremonies were held.

Huchuy Qosqo

Huchuy Qosqo, located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, is the most important archaeological site in the Urubamba Valley after Ollantaytambo and Pisac.

Puca Pucara

Puca Pucara was a fortress composed of large walls, terraces and stairways. Its construction has been for defensive purposes.


Pikillacta is one of the most visited archeological sites in Peru, it is considered one of the best preserved pre-Inca cities in the country.


Near Sacsayhuaman, there is Qenqo, an archaeological site in whose constructions you can see stones with symbolic content.


Tipon, archaeological site that has a complex hydraulic system in operation built by ancient civilizations.