Tipon is an archaeological complex comprised of 12 terraces flanked by perfectly polished stone walls and enormous platforms, ornamental waterfalls and channels. The complex is considered one of the royal sites and gardens that were constructed by Wiracocha, the 8th Inca king. The site is composed of different sectors including Tipon, Intiwatana (the sun dial), Pukutuyuj and Pucará, Cruz Moqo, the cemetery of Pitupujio, and Hatun Wayqo, among others.

Location Access
Province:Quispicanchi
Distance:
Time:
3 kilometers from
the 20.5KM turnoff
on the Cusco –
Puno highway
from Tipon
1 hour on foot
20 kilometers from
Cusco to Tipon
40 minutes by bus
from Cusco to
Tipon
District:Oropesa
Locality
Reference:
town of Tipon – a
village of the
Quispicanchis
Site Details
Entrance Fee:
Opening Hours:
Museum & Other Services:
Adults S/.10.00
Students
S/.5.00
Monday to Sunday
7:00 – 18:00
N/A