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    Raqchi

    January 2, 2019 in Peru ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    A major administrative and religious center south of Cuzco. The first pic is of the remains of a major Incan temple that is about the size of a football field. At the left end is the only remaining circular column of the original 22, 11 each side of the central wall. The second pic is a rendition of what the temple might have looked like. Others argue that there was no roof and the columns were a solar observatory, 11 for the morning and 11 for the afternoon. If you look closely at the third, you will discern a portion of the city wall, 3 m high and 7 km long. Then another view of the area, inside a house in the upper class area. Finally, the wall of the chief priest's house.Read more