Sacred Valley of the Incas

The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a valley in the in that contains many famous and beautiful Inca ruins. It was called the Sacred Valley because it contains some of the best land in the region and was not a part of the Incan Empire but the property of the Emperor or Inca himself.
Photo: Murray Foubister, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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

or Cusco, in the , is a fascinating city that was the capital of the Inca Empire. Photo: S23678, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town of cobblestone streets and buildings built on foundations of Inca stonework, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas near Cusco in the region of . Photo: Ivan Mlinaric, CC BY 2.0.

Písac is a small traditional town at eastern end of the Sacred Valley about 35 km from Cusco. Photo: Ivan Mlinaric, CC BY 2.0.


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.

is a large Inca ruin in Sacred Valley of the Incas in . Photo: S23678, CC BY 3.0.

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

on the south-eastern route from Cusco, is one of the most interesting samples of agricultural terracing and water management developed by the Incas. Photo: Tencho, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of , in the Cusco Region of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in southern . It is the capital of the , which is near the center of . Photo: Ynsalh, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Sacred Valley of the Incas

Latitude of center
-13.3333° or 13° 19' 59.9" south
Longitude of center
-72.0833° or 72° 5' west

Also Known As

  • Basque: Inken Haran Sakratua
  • Bengali: উরুবাম্বা উপত্যকা
  • Bulgarian: Урубамба
  • Croatian: Urubamba
  • Dutch: Heilige vallei van de Inca's
  • English: Sacred Valley
  • Esperanto: Urubamba Valo
  • French: Vallée sacrée des Incas
  • French: vallée sacrée des Incas
  • Galician: Val Sagrado
  • Galician: Val Sagrado dos Incas
  • Georgian: ურუბამბას ხეობა
  • Georgian: ურუბამბის ხეობა
  • German: Urubamba-Tal
  • Hebrew: העמק הקדוש
  • Italian: Valle sacra degli Incas
  • Japanese: ウルバンバの谷
  • Japanese: ウルバンバ谷
  • Lithuanian: Urubambos slėnis
  • Lithuanian: Šventasis inkų slėnis
  • Lithuanian: Šventasis slėnis
  • Macedonian: Света долина
  • Polish: Święta Dolina Inków
  • Portuguese: Vale Sagrado dos Incas
  • Quechua: Valle Sagrado
  • Quechua: Valle Sagrado de los Incas
  • Quechua: Willka Qhichwa
  • Quechua: Willkaqhichwa
  • Russian: Урубамба (долина)
  • Russian: Урубамба
  • Slovak: Posvätné údolie Inkov
  • Slovak: Valle Sagrado
  • Slovak: Valle Sagrado de los Incas
  • Spanish: Valle Sagrado de los Incas
  • Spanish: Valle sagrado
  • Swedish: Urubambadalen
  • Turkish: Kutsal Vadi
  • Turkish: Kutsal İnka Vadisi
  • Turkish: Urubamba Vadisi
  • Turkish: Valle Sagrado
  • Turkish: Willka Qhichwa
  • Ukrainian: Долина Урубамба
  • Vietnamese: Thung lũng Urubamba

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