Located to the West of the Cusco to 3300 m.a.s.l thence is appraised the mountain range of Urubamba and the níveas summits of “the Veronica” (5682 m.a.s.l.) and the “Chicon” (5530 m.a.s.l) Its important occupation began when the cusqueños noble of the Inkario were undressed of their palaces in the Qosqo and had to leave to settle down in other small towns like Maras. It has a church made in you marinate, typical from the provincial religious architecture, to the interior of the church keep linen cloths from the Cusqueña School.
One is to about 7 km to the southwest of Maras; it is unique archaeological group in his sort in the region. One is depressions or gigantic natural holes in the surface of the land that were used to construct in their contours agricultural terraces or platforms with their respective channels of irrigation, is because a prototype of conservatory or biological experimental station enough outpost for his time that helped to that the American man of the antiquity inherited to the humanity a 60% of the vegetal products that consumes, that the Andean man consumes a thousand and average of diverse varieties of Popes, hundred and means of maize, and very many other products.
"SALINERAS" OR SALT MINES:
Located to the northwest of the town of Maras are constituted by about 3000 small wells with an area average of about 5 ms ², during the time of drought they fill or “they water” every 3 days with salt water that emanates of a located natural manante in the superior part of wells so that when evaporating the water, the salt contained in this one is solidified gradually. Later the salt is struck and thus granulated; the salt later will be pocketed in plastic bags and shipment to the markets of the region; today that salt is being iodized reason for which, its consumption is not harmful. Return to the city of the Cusco. Transfer to the hotel.