The Incan site of Pisac
Sitting high above the sacred Urubamba Valley, Pisac is an ancient Incan village. The ruins of Pisac, which are easily viewed, are divided into four sections: Pisaqa, Intihuatana, Q'allaqasa, and Kinchiracay.
Intihuatana contains one of the most-visited landmarks of Pisac the well-preserved Temple of the Sun, which is believed to have served some sort of astronomical function. The Q'allaqasa was the village's citadel, which protected the inhabitants from intruders. In addition, agricultural terraces were constructed on the hillside at Pisac and many are still in use today.
Visitors generally head here not only to view the ruins but to shop at the weekly Sunday market where they can buy local food and handicrafts.