AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2021

Entry 41337

Submitted by Matthew Piscitelli

Chinchero, Peru

Brooklyn Park, MN, United States

Category: Monuments

Located between Cuzco and Urubamba, Chinchero is likely a royal estate built by Inka Tupac Yupanqui. The colonial church, built in the early 17th century, is constructed on the foundations of a monumental Inka structure--a testament to the quality of engineering exhibited by the Inka.

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