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Small Plaza near the ruins

You can change money here, buy souveniers and there are lots of restaurants here as well as a drug... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Kelseyville, CA
Cute little plaza

Lovely area to just sit and observe the town and local ruins/mountains. Vendors don't hassle you as... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
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2 weeks ago
“Magical Plaza”
6 Apr 2018
“Just OK”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several restaurants and cofee places. Also local souvenir stores. I had a good time walking around and people watching after a great dinner .

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Little plaza at the entrance to the magnificent ruins. Full of stalls. Nice Art Gallery and a couple of restaurants. People were very friendly and not pushy.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Not one of my favorite plazas in South America, as it seemed to lack any kind of local feel. Yes, there are ruins up in the mountains just outside the plaza, so the backdrop is incredible, but the plaza itself features only touristy restaurants and...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 28 September 2017

You can change money here, buy souveniers and there are lots of restaurants here as well as a drug store and other little shops.

Thank BonniebCalif
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Don't miss it, spectacular view of the ruins.. definitely a most-do, place... lots of bars and restaurants. . Quiet town

Thank JC T
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Absolutely wonderful plaza in the middle of Ollantaytambo. For sure, there’s a lot of charm in the ruins, the hills, and the quiet cobblestone streets. But there’s also a lot of charm in the center of the town. Plazoleta Aracama is completely charming and has...More

3  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Plazoleta Aracama is the center of Ollantaytambo where the international bars, taxi drivers and touristc shops are located. Also the this is the main area for the festivals. If you walk a bit more and go to the town market during the week you can...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 30 May 2017

When we were in Ollantaytambo, we spent some time in Plazoleta Aracama. It was a nice place to take in the views and watch the local people and tourists. It was a very beautiful place.

Thank Alissa D
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely area to just sit and observe the town and local ruins/mountains. Vendors don't hassle you as much as say central plaza in Cisco. Enjoyed our walk around here.

Thank ExploringLively
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Nice central place to people watch. Take some time have a coffee or pizza .Heaps of choice.Small Inca streets radiate out from here. Watch the locals trying to bid with the tourists for cab rides or other fare.

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