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Full-day Ingapirca

Ingapirca means "stone wall of the Incas", This important archaeological center has stones perfectly carved and joined with natural mortar. Of elliptical structure, this Temple of the Sun served for the ceremonies and rituals of the Cañari-Inca culture. It also had strategic-military purposes. The ruins are made up of a cemetery, solar observatories, roads, deposits, priests' quarters and an indigenous plaza, among others. We leave Cuenca at 8 AM approx. heading north, Ingapirca is located 80 km from Cuenca. We begin by visiting the Church of the Virgen del Rocío in Biblián (Wednesday), we continue with the visit of an indigenous family to observe the fabric of Straw Hat Toquilla. Finally, we will visit the archaeological complex with its Cañaris and Inca constructions later and the museum in situ. After lunch, return to Cuenca. On Sundays we will visit the Cañar Market. Does not include entrance to the ruins. Price per person $50 Including: private transportation - lunch - bilingual guide

October, 28 from 8:30 to 5 PM, Cuenca