Wiñay Wayna

Wiñay Wayna is an Inca ruin along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. It is built into a steep hillside overlooking the . The site consists of upper and lower house complexes connected by a staircase and fountain structures.

Notable Places in the Area

is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of . Photo: Elena Tatiana Chis, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Archaeological site
or Phuyupatamarca is an archaeological site along the Inca Trail in the Urubamba Valley of . is situated 1½ km south of Wiñay Wayna. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The Inca Bridge or refers to one of two places related to access to , in . is situated 2½ km north of Wiñay Wayna.

is situated 2 km north of Wiñay Wayna. Photo: Pavel Špindler, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small town at the bottom of the valley next to , and the principal access point to the site. Photo: C T Johansson, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Wiñay Wayna

-13.1929° or 13° 11' 34.5" south
-72.5364° or 72° 32' 11.1" west
Open Location Code
2,671 metres (8,763 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 153870610
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Ուինյայ Ուայնա
  • Armenian: Վինյայ Ուայնա
  • Bulgarian: Уинай Уайна
  • Bulgarian: Уиняй Уайна
  • Dutch: Wiñay Wayna
  • French: Wiñay Wayna
  • Georgian: უინიაი-უაინა
  • German: Wiñay Wayna
  • Italian: Winay Wayna
  • Italian: Wiñay Wayna
  • Macedonian: Вињај Вајна
  • Polish: Winay Wayna
  • Polish: Wiñay Wayna
  • Quechua: Wiñay Wayna
  • Quechua: Wiñay Wayna llaqta
  • Russian: Уиньяй-Уайна
  • Spanish: Huinay Huayna
  • Spanish: Huinayhuayna
  • Spanish: Huiñay Huayna
  • Spanish: Huiñayhuayna
  • Spanish: Winay Wayna
  • Spanish: Winaywayna
  • Spanish: Wiñay Wayna
  • Spanish: Wiñaywayna
  • Ukrainian: Віньяй-Вайна
  • Ukrainian: Віняй-Вайна
  • Ukrainian: Уїньяй-Уайна

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