Ingapirca Ruins, Ingapirca

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Must see · Ruin · Historic Site
Admire stunning feats of architecture at Ingapirca Ruins, the largest known Inca ruins in Ecuador. Built without mortar, as many Inca settlements were, the city's buildings have stayed upright throughout the centuries thanks to a perfectly interlocking network of stones. In fact, the city symbolizes something even more notable: the peaceful co-existence of the Inca and the indigenous Cañari people on the land. While the two cultures didn't really integrate, they maintained an amicable enough relationship, allowing each other to remain autonomous. Take a guided tour to learn more about the ruins, including the sun temple and observatory. Put Ingapirca Ruins and other Ingapirca attractions into our Ingapirca trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The ancient archeological site for Inka Culture. It is a very interesting place to visit. You may not enter the site on your own, you have to be a part of a tour group. When we arrived to Ingapirka...  more »
  • I have been there one week ago and even though here on trip advisor it is written that it is open, it was closed due to corona. So i only could see the ruins from far and didn't have an explanation...  more »

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