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Runkuraqay

Listed under Forts and Fortifications in Sacred Valley, Peru.

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Runkuraqay could have been a post office, or a supply store, or a guard house, whatever it was it was definitely in the employ of the rulers at Machu Picchu,. It's called the Egg Hut because of the shape, and it's fortress-y look.

It's about halfway up a hill before the second pass – and when you get there there are spectacular views over the valley.

Written by  Stuart James.

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