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Review of Temple of the Sun

Temple of the Sun
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US$790.00*
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3 Days Cusco & Machu Picchu private tour
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Owner description: Built in the form of a circular tower on a massive slab of granite, this sacred edifice contains the famous Intiwatana, or sun dial, which the Incas used to "tie down" the sun at the winter solstice each year.
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I Never imagine that i will be able to see it in person! this place is magical and spiritual, is amazing, beautiful and worth the hike. Take your time don't rush, once you on the top you will never regretted

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

It's kind of a "must" if you're at Machu Picchu anyway, and we didn't have any trouble finding it without a guide, as some others on here have said. I thought the whole site was pretty decently marked (although Circuito 2 got a tad confusing for a second).

El lugar es muy magico - the place is very magical...so take your time admiring the brilliance, ingenuity, architecture, and long-lasting ruins.

1  Thank Brittany_11_10
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Soak in every site and every moment of this magical place..
It is interesting to take a minute study and contemplate how this was built..
And, even more amazing, is how it has lasted all of these years...

Thank bas0921
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Come see everything you can. Climb to the highest point, take lots of pictures. You will want to remember the time you spent here. This place is very magical.

Thank sgtsbud
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The temple of the sun can be a little hard to find if you don't have a guide. I was on a 1-way path that was too low so had to exit the site & ask to be (luckily) readmitted.
When i finally hit the right path the temple was interesting but it has been roped off & can only be viewed from a distance away. Its the only building in the site with curved walls which makes it unique & the quality of the stonework is excellent. But you dont get a view from on top of it like the temple of the 3 windows.
The cave below, where the Inca mummys were supposedly kept, can be viewed close up but its a little hard to imagine how it worked.

Thank Sail_Scarlett
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