Ollantaytambo, Archaeological center have a romantic history
Ollantaytambo is a small town, at the end of the tour to the Sacred Valley. In the time of the Incas, this town was strategically built as a military and agricultural center. This place has an amazing architecture, so it has a very beautiful landscapes and diversity.
Also it is narrated, that is called Ollantaytambo by a general, and this one was called Ollantay. This fell madly in love with the daughter of the Inca Pachacuted (Cusi Coyllur). Where young people in love lived a forbidden love, when they were discovered, they were separated. But Ollantay would fight for his love for many years, until the moment of his defeat, and taken to the Inca. The Inca Tupac Yupanqui, brother of Cusi Coyllur, I forgive them knowing the truth. To later meet with his family.
Currently, it is a beautiful town with Inca features in its square and its streets, surrounded by cultivated areas and the Urubamba River.
It is also the beginning for you to know Machupichu, the care of the Incas. But if you would like to know more about the jungle, you can go to see the other route, the Quillabamba Valley – Santa Teresa. You can observe from Ollantaytambo the Malaga Pass, which is the beginning of the Quillabamba Valley.
Come and enjoy the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and also know Ollantaytambo, with its harmonious atmosphere. I know you’ll like it.