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The main attraction at Ingapirca is the Castillo de Ingapirca (or Castle of Ingapirca). This main structure is also known as “la elipse” or “templo” (temple).

It was in this castle that ancient astrologers established the agricultural calendar of the regions. It was also used in their religious festivals.

The Castle of Ingapirca

The photo helps show the size of the largest structure at Ingapirca. See the ruins from another angle. Interested to see this for yourself? Learn more about the Ingapirca excursion on mainland Ecuador.


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