Templo de Viracocha

Cuzco & the Sacred Valley

Looking like a strange alien aqueduct, these remains were once part of one of the holiest shrines in the Inca empire. Twenty-two columns made of stone blocks helped support the largest-known Inca roof; most were destroyed by the Spanish, but their foundations are clearly seen. The remains of many houses and storage buildings are also visible, and reconstruction is an ongoing process.