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Peruvian Choquequirao Ruins: the Beautiful Royal Residence of Pachachuti
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November 22, 2014June 1, 2018

Peruvian Choquequirao Ruins: the Beautiful Royal Residence of Pachachuti

Choquequirao (Chuqik’iraw or Chuqi K’iraw) is a complex of ruins built by the Incas in XV and XVI century. The complex covers an area of 1800 hectares, but only around 30-40% of the ruins are excavated. Still a significant part of the ruins is covered with flora in a way that completely camouflages them. Choquequirao seemed to be...