Map Pucara El Salitre

Map Pucara El Salitre

Pucara El Salitre is located southeast of the Cotopaxi National Park on the way to the Pita River. It is an old military strategic strength of the old Inca Empire. At its goal was to control the passage of armies and ancient migrations into the conquered territories.

Latacunga, Pucara del Salitre
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In the Andean region of Ecuador, the Quichua term pucara had for the Incas meaning "strength" or "castle", referring to buildings and buildings associated with pyramidal hillocks.

 

Nearby Pujilí find several cities with major tourist attractions such as Quito, Latacunga, Cotopaxi National Park, Quilotoa Laggon, Ambato and Riobamba.