Category: Saksaywaman

Qorikancha and Saksaywaman

Cusco Panorama

Today we explored the Qorikancha and Saqsayhuaman. Qorikancha was the main temple complex in the Cusco city. It was dedicated mostly to the sun god Inti. Pizarro and his men stripped the temple of its gold plating, and then as part of asseting thier rule, they destroyed the temples, burnt the scared mummies of the …

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