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ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX TAMBO

COLORADOPUCALLACTA OR PUCAHUASI

The Archaeological Complex Tambo Colorado was an Administrative Center of the Inca, in the throat of the Valley of the River Pisco.

It is located to about 265 kilometers to the south of the city of Lima, for the Highway Pan-American South; in San Clemente's Town, the Highway is born "The Liberators Huari", for which you consents to the city of Ayacucho. 37 kilometers to the east, after going by the Towns of Independence and Humay, we arrive to the Architectural Complex Tambo Colorado.

Red Tambo is a place very visited by national tourists and foreigners. It has a room of exhibitions that presents some of the objects found in the place, as well as plans and scale models that show the total extension of the same one.

The place this related one also with the Inca road, even when this it was used as highway, in the last years, the presence of several investigators fact that has allowed to improve the registration of the same one, because detailed plans have been elaborated and archaeological excavations have been made restricted to the interior of the place.

Tambo Colorado has the adobe ruins well conserved of the whole Peru, lacking him/her only the roofs and showing many walls with colored niches of red and yellow.

It is for the prevalence of the red one that the group has charged this name. It presents several enclosures by way of lodgings for permanent officials, for their chasquis or mail of on foot and also for a small army. Also he/she is discovered warehouses or deposits. They highlight in the group the call Temple of the Sun, Acllahuasi or the solar virgins' Monastery, the palace that is believed was mansion of the maximum authority and a grown square with more than fifty trapezoidal niches. This group is to 800 msnm and it is a place of constant sun.

MINCETUR in coordination with INC has begun the Setting in Value of this archaeological monument.

Source: MINCETUR



COMPLEJO ARQUEOLOGICO TAMBO COLORADO 01
ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX COLORED TAMBO
Place Museum and Parking Lot Beach



COMPLEJO ARQUEOLOGICO TAMBO COLORADO 02
ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX COLORED TAMBO



COMPLEJO ARQUEOLOGICO TAMBO COLORADO 03
ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX COLORED TAMBO



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