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Complejo de fortificaciones precolombinas de Pambamarca

Date of Submission: 30/06/1998
Criteria: (iii)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
National Institute of Cultural Heritage
Coordinates: 0°00'00' and 0°15' S, 78°11'15" W
Ref.: 1082
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Complex of pre-Columbian military fortresses, or pucaraes, scattered over highland plateaus, or located on the higher slopes of the Andes, usually overlooking mountains passes or pre-Columbian historical landmarks. They include fortresses such as Pambamarca, Quitoloma, Campana Pucara, Achupallas Moyurco, Jambimachi, Paccha, Censo (with petrogliphs) Tablarumi, Chiripamba, Pinan.