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Listed under Archaeological Sites in Sacred Valley, Peru.

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The Inca Trail passes just beneath Sayacmarka, which you can only reach via a very precarious set of stairs – sheer drop on one side, sheer rock face on the other. This Incan fort and settlement is laid out along the top of the ridge. Its roofs are long gone but the walls still stand, allowing trekkers to see the layout of the well restored fortress, and there's a stone aqueduct that still supplies water to it.

Written by  Stuart James.

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