Saqsaywaman

Saqsaywaman,

Peru: see SacsahuamánSacsahuamán
, stronghold of the Incas outside Cuzco, Peru. Built in the 15th cent., Sacsahuamán is an imposing terraced fortress more than one third of a mile long; it is a masterpiece of stone construction. Cyclopean blocks (one is 38 ft/11.6 m long; 18 ft/5.
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The most well known is Saqsaywaman, or "sexy woman" as the site is affectionately referred to.
She saw the ruins of Saqsaywaman made of hundreds of boulders on a hill about 3,700 meters above sea level, and a stone building in Corincancha now used as a church.
It's worth wrestling with the reins for a few hours, as the scenery is terrific and the ruins fascinating - the most well known is Saqsaywaman, or 'sexy woman' as the site is affectionately referred to.