A ruin in the Valley of the Incas, it was most likely a religious site. Manco Inca used it as a fort, and was defeated here by Pizarro. There's an apocryphal story of an Inca princess who fell in love with a Spanish general (Ollanta and Tambo), but I wouldn't bet on it.
|A bit of an ascent|
|Magnificent mountains in the background|
|The mountain opposite
The thing in the middle might have been for grain storage
|We made it up to the top
only to be pushed around by a Japanese television crew.
|At the base|