Peru - City of Cuzco
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr Echo
S 13° 31.200 W 071° 59.000
19L E 177039 N 8503391
Quick Description: Situated in the Peruvian Andes, Cuzco developed, under the Inca ruler Pachacutec, into a complex urban centre with distinct religious and administrative functions
Location: Peru
Date Posted: 9/19/2009 5:20:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM78HW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tervas
Views: 21

Long Description:
Situated in the Peruvian Andes, Cuzco developed, under the Inca ruler Pachacutec, into a complex urban centre with distinct religious and administrative functions. It was surrounded by clearly delineated areas for agricultural, artisan and industrial production. When the Spaniards conquered it in the 16th century, they preserved the basic structure but built Baroque churches and palaces over the ruins of the Inca city.

Cuzco has many famous archaeological sites and is a good starting point for those adventure seakers looking to hike to or visit Machu Picchu.

Enjoy an Inka cola while there, why dontcha?
Type: Site

Reference number: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/273/

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