The walls of Saksaywaman, a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of en:Cusco, historic capital of the Inca Empire, today Peru.

<p>View of a row of corners of the walls of <a class="extiw" title="en:Saksaywaman" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saksaywaman">Saksaywaman</a>, a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of <a class="extiw" title="en:Cusco" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cusco">en:Cusco</a>, historic capital of the <a class="extiw" title="en:Inca Empire" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inca_Empire">Inca Empire</a>, today Peru. The first sections of the citadel were first built by the <a class="extiw" title="en:Killke culture" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killke_culture">Killke culture</a> about 1100 and expanded by the Inca from the 13th century. The <a class="extiw" title="en:dry stone" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/dry_stone">dry stone</a> walls are composed of huge stones, which boulders are carefully cut by workers to fit them together extremely tightly without <a class="extiw" title="en:mortar (masonry)" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/mortar_%28masonry%29">mortar</a>.</p> <p><span class="mw-mmv-source-author"><span class="mw-mmv-author mw-mmv-source">Diego Delso</span></span></p>

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