Huaca Sapantiana or Sapantiana Arch is a colonial hydraulic architecture built on the p’ujru river, in the city of Cusco, Peru. whose construction was promoted by the Jesuit order and the Cusco council, between the 17th and 18th centuries.
This attraction is a hydraulic architecture from the colonial era that had an important function to channel and allow water to be carried from one peak to another, today it remains as a vestige of the colonial era to be appreciated. The term Sapantiana derives from the Quechua words “Sapan” which means single in the same way “Tiana” becomes seat, it is the name of the sacred Inca Huaca which is located near the aqueduct, hence the name given to this tourist attraction.
Access : Coordinates: -13.51167,-71.97745 / Huaca Sapantiana ,This hydraulic architecture is located in the APV. Bellavista – San Blas a few minutes from the main square of Cusco.
- This colonial vestige is in the Sapantiana ravine, at the foot of the Saqsayhuaman hill, in the San Cristóbal neighborhood, Cusco district.
- Huaca Sapantiana is a suitable place for an excellent half-day walk, with friends and family.The best time to visit is in the summer months.
Go next : the Plaza de Armas of Cusco / Choquechaka Street , a street in the city of Cusco, in Peru.part of the historic center of the city of Cusco, it is part of the central zone declared by UNESCO.