Sites & cities that bear the name of Pukará de Quitor

Pukará de Quitor

Today in : Chile
First trace of activity : ca. 12th century C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 16th century C.E

Description : Pukará de Quitor (also spelled Pucará de Quitor) (Quechua pukara fortress) is a pre-Columbian archaeological site in northern Chile. This stone fortress is located 3 km northwest of the town of San Pedro de Atacama, overlooking the valley of the river San Pedro. It was designated a national monument in 1982.

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