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Cuarto del Rescate

Cajamarca, Cuarto del RescateThe Room of Ransom, Cuarto del Rescate, is the only remnant of Inca architecture in Cajamarca. It is built in the characteristic shape of the Incas with slightly inclined stone walls. The Inca Atahualpa imprisoned here offered the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro to fill the room twice with silver and once with gold in order to regain his freedom.

Geographical location

Cajamarca, Jr. Amalia Puga 750, 50 m from Plaza de Armas.


AltitudeCuarto del rescate

2720 m.

Climate of the city of Cajamarca:

Average temperature

January: 14,2 C, February: 13,4 C, March: 13,5 C, April: 13,4 C, May: 12,7 C, June: 11,8 C, July: 11,9 C, August: 12,3 C, September: 12,8 C, October: 13,6 C, November: 13,3 C, December: 13,4 C.

 

Average high and low temperature

January: 21,1 C / 7,4 C, February: 20,2 C / 6,7 C, March: 20,3 C / 6,7 C, April: 20,2 C / 6,6 C, May: 21,0 C / 4,5 C, June: 21,1 C / 2,6 C, July: 21,1 C / 2,7 C, August: 21,0 C / 3,6 C, September: 21,0 C / 4,6 C, October: 21,0 C / 6,3 C, November: 21,2 C / 5,5 C, December: 21,1 C / 5,7 C.

 

Average rainfall

January: 98 mm, February: 111 mm, March: 133 mm, April: 91 mm, May: 42 mm, June: 15 mm, July: 8 mm, August: 14 mm, September: 40 mm, October: 92 mm, November: 68 mm, December: 83 mm.

Source of statistical data: es.climate-data.org.

 

Average relative humidity

January: 61%, February: 66%, March: 69%, April: 66%, May: 63%, June: 59%, July: 59%, August: 55%, September: 61%, October: 57%, November: 56%, December: 61%.

Source of statistical data: Weatherbase.

Photo: ANDINA. 



Travel programs:
Cajamarca, Cumbemayo   PTW-CAJ001

Experience Cajamarca

5 days / 4 nights

Citytour in Cajamarca, rock tombs of Otuzco, haciendas for horseback riding and tasting of dairy products, Cumbemayo, Baos del Inca thermal baths, Granja Porcn.

     
     










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