Maras is a town in the of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of , in the Cusco Region of . The town is well known for its salt evaporation ponds, located towards from the town center, which have been in use since Inca times.

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is an archaeological site in approximately 50 kilometres northwest of on a high plateau at about 3,500 metres and just west of the village of Maras. is situated 4½ km west of Maras. Photo: ESkog, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a small town in , located near the River under the snow-capped mountain . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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