Tambomachay and Puka Pukara are two Inca sites quite close together, about 8kms out of Cusco,Perú. They are easily reached by bus or as part of a tour.
Tambomachay was a resting place for the Incas, apparently, and has a series of aqueducts to maintain a constant supply of water.
Way up the hill.
A lovely place to stop for a bath.
Terracing a few hundred metres beyond the bathing area.
Water supply to Tambomachay.
As seen from Tambomachay.
A short walk from Tambomachay, is Puka Pukara, a fortress and/or control post. It´s dual purpose being to defend Cusco and act as an administrative centre.
The Red Fortress
View from the top.