Maras[80 photos]

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Description

Salinas de Maras (068)
Salinas de Maras (068)
13° 19′ 48″ S, 72° 11′ 43″ 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

Photos

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Pictures taken with a Canon EOS1

See also

Peru

Machu Picchu (1)
Machu Picchu (1)

Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the south-east by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.… [Read more]