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Ingapirca

Listed under Archaeological Sites in Cuenca, Ecuador.

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Ecuador’s only major Inca ruin, Ingapirca is roughly translated to Inca Wall and was a fortress and temple built on the site of a tribal town belonging to a group the Incas decimated. A point on the Inca Royal Road, the main structure of the complex is the Sun Temple, carefully positioned in harmony with astral bodies. The rest of the complex is mostly houses, built on top of the walls built by the previous inhabitants.

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