Choquequirao Archaeological Park
Choquequirao comes from the Quechua chuqi, gold, and k'iraw, crib, cradle ie oroson the ruins of an Inca city located between the foothills of Mount Salkantay, and under the jurisdiction of the district of Santa Teresa, Province of La Convencion Department of Cuzco, in southern Peru.
Archaeological monuments Choquequirao consist of buildings and terraces on different levels, from the lowest level Sunch'u leg to the top truncated higher, which was leveled and surrounded with stones to form a platform with an area of approximately 150 square meter.
Choquequirao (sometimes also as Choqequirau or Choquekiraw) is known as the "sacred sister" of Machu Picchu by the structural and architectural with this resemblance.
Recently, being partially excavated, he has attracted the interest of the Peruvian government to recover even more complex and make it more accessible for tourists interested in learning more about alternative culture.