Inca Sites and Inca Ruins

If you’re looking to explore Inca sites and Inca ruins and want to find the best places to view Inca history then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a great selection of Inca sites and Inca ruins and you can plan some fantastic things to see on your trips. Once you’ve explored the list of Incan sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring Incan sites and will help you plan your tour of these fascinating ruins.

Our database of Incan historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other Inca sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Historvius now by visiting our upload page.

Inca: Site Index

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One of the lesser known Inca ruins, Choquequirao is a little known Incan city in the south of Peru which is similar to the far more famous Machu Picchu.

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Inca Trail

The Inca Trail is a famous hiking route which winds through Inca sites in Peru including Machu Picchu.


Often confused with the ruins of Patallacta, Llactapata contains the remains of a small Inca complex near Machu Picchu.

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Machu Picchu

Probably the best known of all Inca sites, Machu Picchu is one of the world’s best preserved Incan sites, located in Peru and protected by UNESCO.

Museum Manuel Chavez Ballón

Museum Manuel Chavez Ballón is the museum of the famous Machu Picchu site.

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Ollantaytambo Ruins

Ollantaytambo boasts the remains of an ancient Inca fortress and temple complex.

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A large Inca site near Machu Picchu, Patallacta contains the hillside remains of dozens of walled houses and other buildings.

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One of the most picturesque stops on the Inca Trail, Phuyupatamarca is a well preserved Inca ruin which sits over 11,000 feet above sea level.

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Pisac Ruins

The ruins are Pisac are the remains of an impressive Inca settlement which was abandoned in the 1530s.

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One of several Inca sites in the area, Winaywayna is an Inca site in Peru near Machu Picchu.