Don’t Miss the Magical Temple of Moon in Cuzco.

Don’t Miss the Magical Temple of Moon in Cuzco.

Hello bloggers, today we will talk about the Temple of the Moon in Cuzco, Peru, which is a magical place that´s everybody need to visit, when in Cuzco. The temple is Just a 1 hour from the Plaza de Armas. Some places you will see Inca culture such as ruins, stone forests and roads, etc. Read more on our blog.free-walking-tour-cuzco2The archeological site that is very close to the city of Cuzco, approximately 1 kilometer northeast of the archaeological site of Q’enqo, which can be reach by walking, you can also get from the 6 km of the Cuzco route, Pisaq, also known as (La Cueva del Mono). The archaeological remains pass through an ancient Inca road that led to the Antisuyo, they are on a gray limestone outcrop, this rock is carved in all its contours, presents a large number of staircases, cabinets, bases of other constructions, among others. Taking advantage of a natural fault that cut the stone in two, the Incas worked in a magic temple. Above the cave, a small opening makes the temple light up completely on full moon nights closer to the winter solstice. Precisely the ascent begins in Calle Triunfo that leads to San Blas, then there, so you will come to an endless row of stairs, then to the highway and then to a glorious shard of the original Inca Trail.free-walking-tour-cusco-limaThe most important cave has a crack at the top, through which enters a thin ray of light that explodes on a cold stone table in Cuzco. Some say that before that rock room was cover with gold and that on the nights of the full moon the ricochet of the light was blinding. This camera features female characters; in fact, many find similarities with the uterus and the opening of the ceiling with a vagina. In addition, you can find some phallic shapes at the entrance of this archaeological site and here you will see the mysteries of the ancient Incas, carved in the rock in the form of snakes, pumas and condors: Trilogy of the Inkas. Temple of the Moon in Cuzco, Peru is an archaeological site that is very close to the city of Cusco, approximately 1 kilometer northeast of the archaeological site of Q’enqo, which can be reach by walking; you can also get from Cusco_Pisaq route, also known as The Monkey Cave. The archaeological remains pass through an ancient Inca road that led to the Antisuyo, they are on a gray limestone outcrop, this rock is carved in all its contours, presents a large number of staircases, cabinets, bases of other constructions, among others. free-walking-tour-cuZCO1Around the city of Cusco, on the ancient Inca Trail leading to Antisuyo, there are two temples of great archaeological value. The Temple of the Moon was one of the Huacas or magical sanctuaries where the Incas celebrated rituals in honor of the moon. The moon was the main female deity; they called it Quilla or Quillamama and represented it as a disk and sometimes as a semicircle of silver. The Laq’o Moon Temple is located on a hill, at the base of which there is a cave with a ceremonial altar. Inside you can see traces of figures of sacred animals carved from the rock, the condor, the puma and the snake. On the way, there is the Monkey Temple, which they say is an astronomical point of view, a center of worship, sacrifices, etc. It is so call because it has a monkey carved in stone, without a head because the Spaniards have stolen this piece of gold. Another legend is that it is a place of tribute to the jungle, since the monkey does not exist in the highlands of Peru. Difficult to agree with the origin and function of this archaeological site, there are these 2 theories. Less than half a mile later, there is the mysterious rock of the Temple of the Moon. They say it is a temple for fertility, in fact, many couples who cannot have children who go to this place with faith to revive their reproductive center.free walking tour cuzco lima

If you have any questions please visit our page for more information about the best Free Walking City Tour in Lima and in Cusco, Machupicchu in Peru. www.freewalkingtoursperu.com

FREE TOUR CUSCO, FREE WALKING TOUR CUSCO, CUSCO FREE TOUR, CUSCO FREE WALKING TOURS

free walking tour cusco

Deja un comentario

Tu dirección de correo electrónico no será publicada.