Sacred Valley of the Incas: Yucay
One of the main centers of agricultural production in the time of the Incas
The beauty of its landscape, and the benign of the weather made of Yúcay the elected place for the Inca royalty resort, which is also attributed to be a place with mythological character and powers on the human spirit. The fertility of its lands transformed it into one of the main centers of agricultural production during the Inca time, big "andenerías" (platforms). Numerous Inca constructions exist, outstanding among those the Palace of the Inca Sayri Túpac, stone and adobe construction with decorations in its walls on high and low embossment.
In the town a small place museum exists. It is located at 68 km. (42 miles) from Cusco, and 2,857 meters above sea level (9,373 feet).