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Sayacmarca[1][2][3] (also spelled Sayaqmarca, Sayacmarka or Sayaqmarka)[4] is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. It is situated southwest of the archaeological site Runkuraqay and the Runkuraqay pass and southeast of the sites Phuyupatamarka and Qunchamarka.[5][6]

Partial view of Sayacmarca.
Sayacmarca is located in Peru
Shown within Peru
Location  Peru
Cusco Region
Type Settlement
Cultures Inca

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Nair, Stella (2015). At Home with the Sapa Inca: Architecture, Space, and Legacy at Chinchero. University of Texas Press. p. 207. ISBN 9781477302507. 
  2. ^ Bradt, Hilary; Jarvis, Kathy (2014). Trekking in Peru: 50 Best Walks and Hikes. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 290,296. ISBN 9781841624921. 
  3. ^ Kaufmann, H. W.; Kaufmann, J. E. (2012). Fortifications of the Incas: 1200–1531. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 37. ISBN 9781849080460. 
  4. ^ Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Informe anual 2006 sobre la conservación del patrimonio mundial, Cusco 2007 (in Spanish)
  5. ^ Sketch map of the Inca trail
  6. ^ - UGEL map of the Urubamba Province (Cusco Region)

Coordinates: 13°13′41.4″S 72°31′00.9″W / 13.228167°S 72.516917°W / -13.228167; -72.516917