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It is the last Inca bridge that has survived modernity and continues to pass its ritual from generation to generation. It is located in the province of Canas, in the district of Quehue at an altitude of 3700 m.a.s.l. This Inca suspension bridge is used to cross the Apurimac River, being approximately more than 500 years old, measuring 28 meters and 1.20 meters wide, made of ICHU, (a grass in the highest areas of the Andes. The renovation and maintenance of the Bridge is made once a year by the local people of the four communities that are around, the elaboration of the bridge involves the realization of a ritual and a holiday that lasts about four days, starting with the payment to the Apu (Sacred Mountain) ancestral ceremonies, after having completed the replacement of the bridge, all the people of the communities inaugurate crossing it.

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