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Built in the form of a circular tower on a massive slab of granite, this sacred edifice contains the famous Intiwatana, or sun dial, which the Incas used to "tie down" the sun at the winter solstice each year.
If you are a fan of Tintin comic series, you have to visit this place. Being ardent fans of Tintin, it was a dream come true to do this steep hike up from Machu Picchu ruins, and get a complete panoramic view of the ruins...More
When we visited in September the Temple of the Sun was closed to visitors but we could look down on it from a higher terrace. It was almost better seeing it from above as we could get a different perspective. This is truly a mystical...More