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Published by Ingapirca Castle Commission in Azogues .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ingapirca Site (Ecuador)

Subjects:

  • Incas -- History.,
  • Ingapirca Site (Ecuador)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Cover title.

StatementJaime Idrovo Urigüen ; [illustrations, Leonardo Aguirre Tirado, Alvaro Larriva ; translation, Deborah L. Truham and Dominique Gomis].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF3721.1.I5 I37 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination[16] p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1484934M
LC Control Number93153928

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Archaeological site - Ingapirca Complex was an important religious, political, scientific, military and administrative center for the Canaris and Incas - tourism info - Cañar - Cañar - Ecuador.   Ingapirca is the largest archaeological Inca site in Ecuador and the Temple of the Sun, the most prominent building that remains, is only elliptical Incan temple in the whole of South America. Located around an hour and a half outside of popular expat city of Cuenca, . At the center of Ingapirca is the main structure known as the Temple of the Sun. Also known as El Castillo (The Castle), this structure is composed of expertly carved stone blocks. On the south side of Ingapirca is the Pilaloma complex, which is where the original Cañari settlement was located. t’s known for the Ingapirca Ruins, an archaeological complex north of town with ancient Incan masonry. The ruins include the Temple of the Sun, a large oval construction once used for ritual and astronomical purposes. Just outside the ruins, the Museo Sitio de Ingapirca displays a skeleton, tools and other artifacts recovered from the area.

The vast archaeological complex of the ruins includes a roofless fortification, patios, terraces, temples, houses and a “castle” possibly the “Temple of the Sun”. In the middle of the Pilaloma Square (the Kancha), there is a grave of an important woman, which is still accompanied by ten people of both sexes, which has been excavated. Posada Ingapirca is located just meters aways from Ecuador’s most important archaeological complex. Our venue offers first-category services and installations, yet it remains faithful to its environment. Stay at Posada and revive the communion with mountain in . Ingapirca Archeological complex offers an incredible look into the past, including part of the Inca’s and Cañari’s history. You will be amazed by the different construction methods used to build the temples, and their solar calculations and aqueduct system. After visiting the complex, you will enjoy lunch at . Ingapirca Archaeological Complex (24) 3 min. Ancient Ruins. Get to know the area. Cultural Tours. Devils Nose Train and Ingapirca Complex Tour. 12 reviews. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund/5().