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Tambomachay water templeTambomachay is an Inca site a short distance from Pukapukara that dates from the year 1500. It had a religious function honoring water as a vital part of agriculture and regeneration of the earth. The monument consists of three sectors: the fountains, where you can appreciate waterways and platforms on several levels, the canals, and finally the agricultural sector that is a collection of platforms used to control irrigation. These areas are connected to each other by a series of pathways called “sarunas.”

Location Access

Province: Cusco
District: Cusco
Local Reference: N/A
Distance: 50 kilometers from Cusco
Time: 1 hour by car

Site Details

Entrance Fee: Requires Tourist Ticket (Boleto Turistico)
Foreigners S/.130
Foreign students & local adults S/.70
Local Students S/.40
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 7:00 – 18:00
Museum & Other Services: N/A