Sacred Valley of the Incas

The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a valley in the Southern Sierra in that contains many famous and beautiful Inca ruins. It was called the Sacred Valley because it contains some of the best land in the region and was not a part of the Incan Empire but the property of the Emperor or Inca himself.
or Cusco, located in the Southern Sierras, is a fascinating city that was the capital of the Inca Empire.
is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of .
is a small town at the bottom of the valley next to , and the principal access point to the site.
is a town in the near in the Southern Sierra region of .
- is the name of the Incan ruins near the town of Maras, Peru that sits six hundred meters above Urubamba and the .
is a small town about 35 km from . is best known for its Sunday market, but is also known for some ruins dating from about the same time as .
is a decent-sized Peruvian mountain town.
is a small town in within the .
This page is about the town in . For the Turkish city, see .

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