Sacsayhuamán
 

Sacsayhuamán

Sacsayhuamán, whose name means "satisfied falcon" and is universally remembered by English-speakers by the mnemonic "sexy woman", is a fortress overlooking Cusco. It is built using giant stones without mortar.

Close-up of the edge between two blocks of stone used to build Sacsayhuamán. Besides a little bit of sand, the fit is perfect.

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Cusco Archaeological Sites, Peru 2011, Sacsayhuamán