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Places to Explore ANCIENT INCA RUINS

1 MORAY

MARAS

One of the most fascinating Inca ruins, Moray is an archaeological site located in a remote area of the Sacred Valley. At first glance its concentric terraces are reminiscent of an ancient Roman amphitheatre, but sadly the purpose for this unique design remains unknown. However, the orientation of the ruins indicate that they were built for a specific reason, with the most likely suggestion being that they were used to experiment growing crops at different levels, with the temperature changing towards the top. Interestingly, the Moray ruins never flood, and this has suggested that there may be an irrigation system located underground. Visitors who wish

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