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Kuelap Fortress

Listed under Forts and Fortifications in Tingo Maria, Peru.

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This strategically positioned ancient stone fortress was built by the ‘Cloud Forest People’, one of the most advanced civilisations to develop in the Peruvian jungle. This vast protective wall, in turn protected by it’s location: hidden deep within the jungle on a ridge between two converging rivers, would have taken around 200 years to build and encloses more than 400 stone buildings decorated in zig zag patterns.

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Do you have picture(s) of inverted rock building

Would like to see pictures of inside and/or outside of the rock building at Kuelap which is smaller at the base an larger at the top. Working on writing story about lesser known mysteries of Peru and Bolivia.

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