The Fortress of Sacsayhuaman

Sacsayhuaman means Satisfied Falcon, is one of the most amazing Incan constructions for tourists. Its construction took over seven decades and required the work of 20,000 men approximately, Hewn stones could have been located at Muina, Huacoto and Rumicolca, 20 kilometers away from Cusco.walls exceed the 9 meters of height and 350 tons of weight.

Amazing fortress built with huge carved rocks jointed with absolute accuracy, sample of the Incan military architecture is the greatest architectonic work of the Tahuantinsuyo. It is located 2 km away from the city of Cusco,10 minutes by car.

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