Discovered only in 2002 by archaeologist Percy Paz, these steep terraces on the backside of the ruins feature unique stonework resembling that found in…
Must see attractions in Choquequirao
- LLlama Terraces
- LLower Plaza
The first area of the ruins you approach coming from the campground, these include the great terraces, topped by a plaza area that leads to a Hall of…
- HHouse of the Priests
While no one is sure about the use of these two walled-off buildings, their excellent structure and dominating location, off to one side of the usnu,…
- EEastern Terraces
Visible as you approach the ruins from Marampata, these steep terraces are only partially excavated. They are worth exploring for a closer look at the…
This huge leveled platform was likely a ceremonial center. Enjoy the spectacular 360-degree views of the Vilcabamba range from here.
- UUpper Plaza
On the truncated peak, follow the water channel up from the lower plaza to these ruins that include a niche house and carved upper fountain.
- RRidge Group
A residential area with inferior building quality where the lower classes may have lived.