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Pisac is a town located 30 km from Cusco, where we can find the ruins of the Sacred Valley that are part of one of the most important archeological sites. Their bases are built on a strong history, built with each piece rich in culture by the Inca communities.

A town with a lot of tradition, an Andean village built on indigenous remains from the time of the Virey Francisco de Toledo, where you can perceive the culture in its people and traditions such as the masses in quechua, cultural festivals, sculptures and archaeological buildings that are part of its charm and to the way in which the crops with the implementation of the astronomy, science used in the past by its inhabitants.

Despite the inclined and high mountains, the communities have found a way to cultivate these lands

Pisac that comes from the quechua pisaq or p’isaqaq, which means partridge, same way as has the area which is very characteristic, this term has a special importance, because it refers to spirituality, with the mystical and the spiritual values that human beings must develop.

This place is very distinctive in the country for its ancient stories that give a unique value that enhances every part of their decorated houses, in which you see every detail.  This iconic village attracts millions of tourists each year for its attractive and cozy living space, where we can find restaurants with typical food, hotels, where you can buy handicrafts made by the people,  the plaza of Pisac, where there are a variety of things that we can buy for us a nice memory.

The relics are an important part of the ancestral culture and can be found in various parts of the town

The legends that have passed through  years are of wonder and of great importance for those who visit the place, because it does not go unnoticed and always put in attention to the emotions and senses.

One of his most well-known stories are of a peculiar statue of a inca legend, in which the cacique of the village called Huayllapuma had one daughter named Inquill, to which she was to marry the man who could build, in just one night, the bridge over the river (a bridge Vilacmayo of great importance for the defense of the place). Despite the hard work, Asto Rimac (a handsome prince) decided to accept the challenge, and ask the princess’s hand. The authorities of the place arranged everything so that Asto Rimac initiated the proceedings, while the princess had to climb a hill without turning; because, otherwise, she and her fiancé would become stone. Almost at dawn, the prince had culminated with the work, but Inquill, not being able to bear, turned around, and was converted into stone until today.

There are many stories surrounding the ruins of Pisac that still remain among the community

What makes it unique and special about this place are its legends, which are much more than a culture, it is a way of life that has been impregnated in the people, in their homes, up to in their way of carrying out different activities.

You can still see the remains of the ancient civilizations that inhabited the Sacred Valley of the Incas

All of this can be live in one place, come and see, we invite you to discover and explore a wonderful world and  enjoy the best of your experience, we have all services into one: Stay in a luxury boutique hotel as it is Pisac Inn, enjoy the best gourmet cuisine in Cuchara de Palo clears the mind and body in Unucha Spa and know the culture with unique tours in Peru Cultural Journeys.

 

This article that an official source for Kawsaypaq