Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Anta Province
Cultures Inca

Tampukancha (Quechua, tampu inn, kancha enclosure, enclosed place, yard, a frame, or wall that encloses,[1] Hispanicized Tambocancha, also Tambokancha) is an ancient Incan religious center located in Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, Anta Province, Zurite District,[2] about 30 miles from Cusco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire.[3]


  1. Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. mincetur.gob.pe "Zona Arqueológica de Tambocancha" (in Spanish)
  3. Catchpole, Heather (21 September 2004). "Incans smash and burn before leaving". News in Science. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved June 24, 2010.

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