The town of village ollantaytambo is located south of the Urubamba River and is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, mostly known for its ruins.
It is located in the province of Urubamba, about 60 kilometers northwest of the Imperial City of Cusco and its height is 2792 meters above sea level.
These are the ruins found around the town of Ollantaytambo.
- Pinkuylluna Archaeological Site
It is located on a mountain that is situated between two rivers Patakancha and Willkanuta, northeast of the town of Ollantaytambo.
A good option to contemplate the town of ollantaytambo from the top, this place for the entrance is free for all people its schedule is from 7 am to 4pm.
- Temple of the Sun
The magnificent temple of the sun, astonish you with the type of architecture used, all the stones of this place were worked individually.
It is a very peculiar and surprising work of art that was made by the Incas ,these monoliths and historical monuments.
- The living ruins of the Inca village
The ruins are in the same village about 3000 meters above sea level.
To reach this beautiful place and enjoy the panomarama it offers you have to climb many steps.
Surprising with the level of architecture developed by the Inca empire.
the ruins are over 3000 years old in the locality.
In Ollantaytambo it was ordered to build by the Inca Pachacuteq , son of the Inca Huiracocha, he was the ninth ruler of the Inca state and who converted it from a simple curacazgo to a great empire: the Tahuantinsuyo.