Koricancha

Sun Temple

Description

Koricancha Sun Temple

The Coricancha is the Inca political, religious temple geographical center of the city of Cuzco, in the Perú.La word Coricancha (also written as Qorikancha) is formed by the union of two Quechua words: "Kori / Cori" meaning gold and kancha / field, temple or enclosure.

According to researchers, the original name was "Intikancha" this relationship leads the Inti God and the golden color of its interior, referring to the sun).


Coordinates

  • 13.52027 south latitude
  • 71.97549 west longitude

Weather

Temple Koricancha is located in Cusco and climates vary two seasons dry and rainy season The dry season in the imperial city Cusco from May to October. The weather during this season is dry most of the time, especially in the months of June, July and August. Warm days with an average day temperature ranging between 16 ° and 18 ° C. The nights are cooler during the dry season, and is not uncommon in the months of June and July, temperatures drop by below 0 ° C. as for the rainy days have to be very careful with storms and sudden changes in clima.Prepararse in advance to avoid any kind of mishap


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