The Bizarre And Huge Steps Located At Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo is perhaps one of Peru’s most aesthetically befuddling attractions. When you take a careful look at this area, which is said to be that of the Incas and is located at a height of 2,792 meters above sea level, it becomes nearly difficult to think that the Incan civilization, with its limited technological capabilities, could have built such a place.

Ollantaytambo was Emperor Pachacuti’s royal estate during the Inca Empire, and after he conquered the region, he erected the town and the ceremonial center therein, according to academics.

It is such an outstanding, well situated strategic building that it functioned as a fortress for Manco Inca Yupanqui, the Inca resistance leader, during the Spanish invasion.

The area is now known as the Sacred Valley of the Incas and is a popular tourist destination. However, as we’ve discussed several times on our channel, how could a civilisation construct such incredible architecture at such a young point in history?

Furthermore, why did they construct some of these websites in the first place, and what function would they have served? Some of the ruins seen in Peru, notably at Ollantaytambo, make you wonder if they were built for human use. If the immense staircases carved into the hillside were, for example, meant for human use, why were they built to such massive scales?

According to legend, the Incan monarch Pachacuti “conquered” Ollantaytambo and the surrounding territory around the mid-15th century. All of this was included in his own estate.

The monarch then claims to have restored the town with lavish buildings and to have terraced and irrigated the Urubamba Valley expertly… Especially noteworthy, without any prior understanding of these procedures…

Ollantaytambo’s main village features an orthogonal structure, with four longitudinal streets intersected by seven parallel streets. A vast plaza, open to the east and enclosed on three sides by halls and other town blocks, is in the heart of this grid. The northern side of the city has a wider range of architectural styles.

Surprisingly, the degree of erosion that has happened over the years has made it difficult to determine the original designs, maybe indicating their genuine age? Were giants previously able to use these massive ledge steps? Or perhaps it served a purpose similar to the ancient site of Morray?

This mind-boggling site had an amazing function, according to Morray, who also claimed to be Incan.

It appears that the architects of this massive building were horticulturists. They’d discovered out that by building these elevated ledges at specific angles to the seasonal winds and sun, they could gradually acclimate plants that weren’t previously suited to the region over many generations.

Perhaps this was the purpose of Ollantaytambo. Moray is rarely known in academia, and its existence, as well as its previous role, are difficult to explain using present paradigms. And, while not giants, we believe the locations were once as spectacular.


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