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Kuelap, Peru

Kuelap (Cuelap), a mountaintop fortress city of the Chachapoyas people, rivals any ruins in the new world complete with living quarters for thousands of residents and a most impressive stone wall fortification reaching 60 feet high in circumference to the city. Surrounding Kuelap lies the mountainous and remote Vilaya Region.

Kuelap fortress, Peru


Kuelap, at 3100 meters high in the Andes Mountains, dominates the landscape as an oval shaped fortress city 600 meters long with defensive stone walls 6 to 8 meters high.

Kuelap fortress, Peru


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