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Andahuaylillas

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Andahuaylillas is 32 km (20 miles) southeast from Cuzco in the Cuzco valley and is sadly overlooked by most of the visitors to the area simply because of time constraints.

The village is quiet and quaint.

The centerpiece is the 17th century church with an exquisite interior of frescoes, a guilded main alter and a splendid carved door.

This is the highlight of the excursion and the interior is well worth the visit.

A visit to Andahuaylillas is generally combined with a stop at Piquillacta, a large site with Huari (pre-Inca) adobe wall, the wall of Rumicola and the monkey temple.

Then continue uphill to Tipon ruins, a small cluster of terraces and walls with fountain and baths.