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Ollantaytambo

Temple sector (L) and Terraces of Pumatalis (R) / Sector del templo (izq) y terrazas de Pumatalis (der).

 

Located on the flanks of Cerro Bandolista, which borders the town to the west, Ollantaytambo functioned as a religious and logistics centre which guarded transit from the main sites of Pisac and Cusco to the east to the towns of Vilcabamba and Machu Picchu to the west. / Situado en la ladera del Cerro Bandolista, que rodea el pueblo hacia el oeste, Ollantaytambo funciono como centro religioso y logistico, vigilando el transito entre Cusco y Pisac hacia el este y los pueblos de Vilcabamba y Machu Picchu al occidente.

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Taken on December 28, 2008