A set of perfectly aligned windows inside the Qorikancha, the “Golden Enclosure” of ancient Cusco. Indeed, a number of elements may suggest an even older origin for the temple, perhaps dating back to the time of the Wari and Tiahuanaco empires, these include the presence of T-Grooves designed to host metal clamps, typical of Tiahuanaco architecture but absent from Inca construction techniques.
Ollantaytambo is without a doubt one of the most amazing places on Earth. Shrouded in mystery, experts are unable to explain how ancient cultures built this megalithic site thousands of years ago without modern tools. This ancient complex is located at an altitude of around 3,000 meters. It is considered one of the most important and greatest ancient Inca sites in Peru. Interestingly, many experts agree that Ollantaytambo even predates the great Inca empire itself. But what makes Ollantaytamb...
This is the most well preserved room at Korikancha. It was dedicated to the worship of the stars, which were looked upon as the daughters of the Sun and the Moon, and especially the morning star Venus (Chasea), considered to be the sentinel for her father the Sun god. The walls were covered with gold and silver sheets. The large window located in the middle of the access wall to the temple was ornately decorated with gold and precious stones. Cusco, Peru.
"The idea that the temple complex of Sacsayhuaman was built just a few hundred years ago using nothing but primitive tools is so utterly idiotic that only an orthodox archaeologist could dream it up! No records have been left describing when and how it was built – there is only guesswork by later writers. For all anyone knows, the outer walls could be hundreds of thousands of years old. The Incas may merely have repaired the upper sections of the zigzag walls & built the lesser structures."