How to get to Pisac

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    How to get to Pisac

    The town of Pisac is located just 30 km northeast of Cusco. It is in the so-called Sacred Valley of the Incas and is one of the typical and recommended visits to the surroundings of Cusco It is reached by the road that leads to Sacsayhuaman. Public transport buses are taken on Puputi street in the Historic Center of Cusco.

    Autobús : 45 min
    En Coche : 36 min
    Taxi : 36 min
    Uber : 36 min

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    What to visit in Pisac?

    The most popular attractions to visit in Pisac are:

    - The town of Pisac: The town of Pisac is surrounded by beautiful mountains. you can enjoy its plaza and church and the beautiful landscape that surrounds it.
    - The Pisac market: The traditional Pisac market was a very important commercial place centuries ago. Today, it is crowded by tourists, especially on Sundays.
    - The ruins of Pisac: It is the attraction of Pisac. Containing Inca remains as important as Temple of the Sun and Machu Picchu.

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    Where is Pisac located?

    Pisac is an archaeological complex that is in the homonymous district of the Calca province, located 30 kilometers from the city of Cusco.

    It is located at 2 974 m. n. m.

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    These are the archaeological sites of Pisac:

    - Acchapata group of platforms: It is made up of 40 platforms that form an inverted triangle, that is, you will see the smallest platform when it begins to ascend.
    - Torreones o Pucaras: In total there are more than 20 towers. Some are attached to the mountain. The rest are compact mass elevations.
    - Intiwatana neighborhood: It is the main neighborhood. It houses finely built temples and palaces. Its venues are larger compared to other neighborhoods. Here you can see the ‘Intiwatana’.
    - Tianayuc neighborhood: Tianayuc translates "Who has a seat". It is thus known for a kind of sofa for 2 people made of stone, with a backrest and elbow pads. - K’alla Q’asa neighborhood: Here you will see apartments, towers, and a 3 meter long tunnel. This neighborhood is built next to impressive ravines.
    - Pisaq’a neighborhood: This neighborhood has a semicircular shape, in harmony with the circumference of the mountain, here you will see more than 20 enclosures, built in amazing order.
    - Qanchis Raqay neighborhood: Qanchis Raqay neighborhood: This neighborhood is a kind of checkpoint, guarding the northeast side of the city of Pisac.

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    What are the hours of operation in Pisac?

    From 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is open every day of the week.

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