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This interesting architectural site is 2 km away. of the current city of Nasca, at km. 1 of the road to Cusco, is about 2 kilometers long by 80 meters wide and is built on the slope of some smaller hills. Since archaeologists started the excavations, the site was called Paredones, however, recent research revealed that this place was called Caxamarca by the Incas themselves. Paredones was built by the Incas for a specific purpose and it is believed that this site was intended as an administrative control center and as a nexus between the settlements on the coast and the settlements in the Andes, at the time of the Inca Empire. In addition, it was the residence of the representative of Cusco in this area.

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