Ollantaytambo Inka Ruins

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Ollantaytambo is a town and an Inca archaeological site in southern Peru about 45 miles from Cusco.  At 9,160 feet above sea level, Ollantaytambo was during the mid-15th century the royal estate of Inca Emperor Pachacuti, who conquered the region and built the town and a ceremonial center. During the Spanish conquest of Peru, Ollantaytambo was a stronghold for Manco Inca Yupanqui, leader of the Inca resistance.

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