Waqra Pukara

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Waqra Pukara
Location Peru, Cusco Region
Region Andes
Height 4,140 m (13,580 ft)
History
Cultures Inca

Waqra Pukara or Waqrapukara (Quechua waqra horn, pukara fortress,[1] "horn fortress") is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Cusco Region, Acomayo Province, Pomacanchi District.[2][3][4] It lies near the Apurímac River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ larepublica.pe "Waqrapukara: La otra maravilla del Cusco" (article in La Republica) (in Spanish)
  3. ^ fertur-travel.com "Treasure of Waqrapukara" (including a sketchmap of the area)
  4. ^ munipomacanchi.gob.pe "Waqrapukara" (in Spanish)