Huchuy Qosqo

Local name
LocationCalca District, Peru

Huchuy Qosqo,, is an Incan archaeological site north of Cuzco, Peru. Its name is Quechua for "Little Cuzco." It lies at an elevation of 3,650 meters, overlooking the Sacred Valley and 3 kilometres west and above the town of Lamay at an elevation of 2,920 metres. The site received its name in the 20th century; previously it had been known as Caquia Xaquixaguana, or Kakya Qawani.

Huchuy Qosqo or Kakya Qawani, as it was known by the Incas, was probably established as a royal estate by the Inca Emperor Viracocha about 1420 CE.

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Coordinates -13°21'59.243" N -71°56'41.5" E

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