The Tambomachay or Baths of the Inca is one of the many Cuzco attractions. The Tammbomachay is known to be one of the favorite resting places of the Incas. The Tambomachay comes from two words: Tampu meaning collective lodging and Mach’ay, which means resting place. During the time of the Incas, the water of Tambomachay was worshiped as it is known as a source of life. The hydraulic system that comprises of two aqueducts keeps the water clean all year long.
Visiting the Tambomachay that is also known as Baño de la Ñusta is one of the things to do in Cuzco. The architectural composition of the fountains is so beautiful that it has become a tourist attraction. The atmosphere in Tambomachay is perfect for those who are looking for a quiet and peaceful environment. The sound of the water of Tambomachay and it being in a close and secluded place is a perfect refuge for relaxation.