Pukara, Vilcas Huamán

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Pukara
Location Peru, Ayacucho Region
Region Andes
Height 3,700 metres (12,139 ft)

Pukara (Quechua for fortress)[1] is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Ayacucho Region, Vilcas Huaman Province, in the south of the Concepción District, near Antap'iti (Antapite).[2] It is situated at a height of about 3,700 metres (12,139 ft) on top of the mountain Pukara (Pucará).[2] This place is also interesting as a natural viewpoint.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ a b c "Sitio Arqueológico de Pucara". mincetur. Retrieved March 27, 2014.