Archaeological complex


Archaeological complex of Rumicolca

Rumicolca was the eastern gate to the Valley of Cusco, in the Perú.Las constructions probably date from the time of the Tiahuanaco-Huari civilization and were subsequently coated with carved and polished in time of Incas.Rumicolca stones served as a sentry box control. This construction is located 31 kilometers southeast of Cusco, near Piquillacta the edge of the road Cusco-Puno.Algunas stones on the inner sides of the door have mysterious bumps that also appear in Písac and other Inca monuments. According to Victor Angles This is a form of ideographic writing.


  • -13.60276" south latitude
  • -71.76760" west longitude


The climate is classified as warm and temperate. In winter, there is much less rainfall than in summer Tipon. The climate here is classified as Cwb by the Köppen-Geiger system. The temperature here is on average 12.4 ° C. There are about 581 mm rainfall.


The area corresponding to the living area Montane Rain Forest Subtropical where predominate species Achupalla (Puya herrerae), Chachacomo (resinous Escallonia), Queuña (Polylepis spp.), Kiswara (Buddleja incana) Molle (Thecoma mollis), among others .