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Edificio Warmiwasi.jpg
Warmiwasi, part of the archaeological site of Warawtampu
Location Peru
Region Pasco Region
Coordinates 10°27′54″S 76°32′12″W / 10.46500°S 76.53667°W / -10.46500; -76.53667Coordinates: 10°27′54″S 76°32′12″W / 10.46500°S 76.53667°W / -10.46500; -76.53667
Height 3,624 m
Cultures Inca

Warawtampu[1] (Quechua waraw high and deep, tampu inn,[2][3] Hispanicized spelling Huarautambo) is an archaeological site in the Pasco Region in Peru. It is located in the Daniel Alcides Carrión Province, Yanahuanca District, in the community of that name. The archaeological site of Astupampa is close to it.

The complex was built during the government of Pachakutiq Inka Yupanki.[4] Some of the most interesting buildings at Warawtampu are Inkawasi ("Inca house"), Warmiwasi ("woman house") and Phaqcha ("waterfall"), an altar for water ceremonies.[5]



  1. ^ Variations in the Expression of Inka Power: a Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 18 and 19 October 1997 / Richard L. Burger, Craig Morris and Ramiro Matos Mendieta, editors; Joanne Pillsbury and Jeffrey Quilter, general editors. 2007
  2. ^ Elmer Ccente Pineda, Oscar Román Godines, Proyecto Qhapaq Ñan, Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Lima Peru, 2005 (in Spanish), p. 116
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ www.mincetur.gob.pe Sitio arqueológico de Huarautambo (in Spanish)
  5. ^ Information from a sign at the site