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Temple of the Condor is located in the urban sector of the site. It is shaped from a natural rock formation which the Incas shaped the rock into the outspread wings of a condor in flight as well as the condor’s head and neck feathers....More
You must know about this before visiting, bring literature pertaining to MP with you, or have a guide explaining everything to you as you walk around. Otherwise...eh. It's not that engaging to begin with on it's own, but a little backstory helps.
The condor is on the ground and the wings are seen only if you stand back. Perfectly cut, one wing slightly high as if in motion, this is a place that will cause you to wonder for the rest of your life.
If you make it all the way in to sacred rock, as you should, the temple of the condor is an easy find on the way. Well marked too. Not an A attraction but surely worth a quick look as you go by. I enjoyed...More
Finding the Condor Temple within an area as vast as Machu Picchu is not that difficult.
It's a fair way from the entrance to Machu Picchu, but keep following the paths and you won't get lost, even if you don't have a guide. I went...More