VENTANILLAS DE OTUZCO
Cajamarca architecture summarized in the meeting of two cultures: Inca and Spanish, but its archaeological remains tell us old stories dating back to Cajamarca culture, with aqueducts and enigmatic petroglyphs and other ancient civilizations yet.
In Cajamarca, there was a way of burying the dead that was to excavate rock niches and drop the dead there, using the top of the cliffs, this enigmatic place is popularly called Windows Otuzco, 8 km northwest City district of Los Baños del Inca, known well by the look of square or rectangular recesses 50 to 60 cm high, carved into the walls of the hill, which resemble windows and can reach up to 8 and 10 meters deep.
Some of these holes lead to a corridor through which one reaches the heart of the rock mass where there are more niches, mostly simple, although there are multiple niches passages with side niches. The Windows of Otuzco stand amid the greenery of nature that characterizes this beautiful city. Tradition has it that the Incas emptied inside the rock and made use different niches, the granary became for which redirected their innings against the wind to keep them fresh.
It is also said that through some windows you can enter a dark and mysterious galleries, whose end unattainable inspired the human imagination in the creation of secret tunnels that would join with the department of Cajamarca, Cusco.