The Choquequirao Archaeological Complex is little known and visited because the Incas built their structures in a place completely hidden to the outside society, for that same fact there are no records that ensure the arrival of the Spaniards to this part of Cusco.
In October 2022, the National Geographic organization qualifies Choquequirao as one of the best tourist destinations to visit in the world during 2023. For having all the most important characteristics that represent culture, adventure, nature, family and local communities.
The works that we can estimate in Choquequirao are the inheritance that the Incas have left as evidence about the management that they had in technological knowledge, they have developed the talent in the sciences of civil engineering, hydraulics and agronomy.
In the architectural part, the Incas used special techniques to build large walls with stone blocks that fit perfectly, where not even a pin could pass, resulting in symmetrical works with extraordinary monuments.
The hydraulic system of Choquequirao has aqueducts that have a good method of irrigation, with canals that produce the best distribution of water through all sectors and in the part of the terraces highlights the best work for the contribution they gave to agriculture.
Choquequirao is known as "The sacred sister of Machu Picchu", for having similarities in architecture, but also have differences that make them very special.
Machu Picchu, being listed as one of the seven wonders of the world, is one of the most visited and therefore the purchase of entrance tickets to this sanctuary are booked at least one month in advance.
Choquequirao is much larger than Machu Picchu and its construction was carried out using the same stones from the area.
Access to the Choquequirao complex is difficult because it can only be done by long walks on foot, since there is no means of transportation that takes you directly to the site, unlike the world wonder.