Duration: Full Day
Start: 24 June 2016
From: USD$ 150.00
On June 24 is performed this event in the Inka presence, and also with the High Priest or Willaq Uma of Tarpuntay, Kallparikuy and Wirapirikuq, like the nobles and representatives of the clans or panacas of our culture. That's the reason why Inti Raymi celebrated the impressive Sacsayhuaman, for that reason is used three amazing natural and historical settings.
We'll pick you up from hotel at 07:00 am to enjoy the Sun Festival. The staging places that are of this festival: Qorikancha (gold rim): Cusco's main temple dedicated to the Sun, where it was said the garden was golden (here were held the first worship rituals to Apu Inti Pacha Mama. Where were buried large offerings and its evidence found in 1972 in the Garcilaso museum INC).
The Main square (Auqaypata square or Warrior square). At time of the Incas, this plaza was celebrated the entire ceremony into the Ushnu (ceremonial platform). Afters years of colonial massacres, this festival was changed of place to Saqsayhuaman (They are two words in quechua language "Saqsay" and " Huaman" that means in english "Falcon Satisfied") is located above 3555 meters in the Qollqanpata quadrant.
This place was a Royal House of the Sun dedicated to rays, according to Garcilaso de la Vega; and here officialy it celebrated Inti Raymi since 1944 with a stunning contemporary crowd.