The Otuzco Windows

This tour takes you to the Otuzco Windows, old Cajamarca tombs set in a large cliff outside the city. This tour offers up a good introduction to Cajamarca culture and burial practices.

The Otuzco Windows are set 4 miles (7 km) outside the city of Cajamarca. When you get here, you’ll swear that this was once a city built into a cliff—the holes are shaped like squares and look similar to windows. However, the holes are actually 600-year-old burial sites from the Cajamarca culture. The Spanish destroyed the original tombs, but the structures that remain are still impressive and give you a good sense for the history surrounding this place. It’s thought that the Cajamarca used it for over 1,000 years. There are a total of 337 niches.

What to Bring:

Camera

What's Included:

Transportation and guide.

Transportation

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What to Bring:

Camera

What's Included:

Transportation and guide.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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