Maras

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Description

Salinas de Maras (068)
Salinas de Maras (068)
13° 20′ 5″ S, 72° 9′ 28″ W

Located 40 km from Cuzco, the town of Maras in the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley of the Incas) is known for its local salt mines. Since pre-Inca times, salt has been obtained in Maras by evaporating salty water.

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Main Sights

  • Colonial church
  • Moray (Circular Terraces)
  • Salinas de Maras

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