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Chinchero, Chinchero, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church built on the former Inca palace is in itself worth a visit. Shows even local churches in small towns can be full of great art. The view from the Church over the Inca terraces to the mountains beyond make it an understandable location...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting and often omitted archeological stop on the way from Cusco to the Sacred Valley. Past the church, there are ruins and multiple terraces attributed to the Inca civilization. But most interesting are the various stone cutouts, especially at the Waka Kusilluchayoq -...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Chinchero with our own guide and got to see the way all the textiles are made as well as visit the terraces and walk through the incredibly well built streets. A very interesting and historical town.

Thank K9TrailTime
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Part of our tour group was the morning spent at Chinchero. Went to coops of the locals where handmade products are produced with alpaca & baby alpaca. The food from the locals was delicious as well, we had empanadas & chima. Our tour guide was...More

Thank JeanetteAwesome
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We had an authentic Peruvian lunch and attended a demonstration of making textiles from handwoven alpaca wool, naturally dyed from plant, minreals, and insects. Local women sell their handmade items too.

Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We visited this site as part of a day tour of the sacred valley, from Cusco to Ollantaytambo and were quite suprised of the size and complexity of this site, which is not very known.

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Just across the site that is amazing, you can visit the small market where the women are working on their beautiful and amazing way to manufacture woven Alpaca coats, gloves and all sorts of clothing, a must see place. The road is a little ruff...More

Thank Ricardo35
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We thought we were just visiting a church when we arrived. Turns out there are beautiful terraces to walk on. And We got to see some of the ruins being restored. It would be wise to by the 10 day pass to the ruins of...More

2  Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We stopped here on our way from ollantaytambo to Pisac. The town is very quaint, but the church and the Incan ruins are the highlight. I like women wearing traditional dress and make beautiful looms. There are lots of local souvenirs, you can purchase handmade...More

2  Thank YN2005
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Very surprised to find the site covered such a large area. Good examples of the difference in terracing for both farming and just for support. The quality of the original stone work is truly amazing and the base for most of the original structures are...More

Thank Tim P
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SunshineGirl2929
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Response from RaktimRay | Reviewed this property |
There will be tour guides available at all site within a 100 miles of Cusco and Ollantaytambo. There are generally no signboards in any of these site. You may buy a tourist book for all sites which will probably do a better... More
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