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A sacred place
Machu Pichu is the wonder made of the most precious sites in Peru. It is an evidence of the Empire. Urban Inca at the height of its power and achievement: a carved stone citadel.
Hidden in the rocky countryside in the northwest of Cuzco, Peru, it has become a royal property or a sacred place for the main Incas, whose civilization has been useful for the Spanish invaders in the sixteenth century.
For hundreds of years, until the American archaeologist, Hiram Bingham stood out with him in 1911, the existence of the abandoned citadel was a secret known only to the peasants who lived in the region.
The site stretches for an impressive distance of 5 miles, with more than 3,000 stone steps at a number of different levels.
Historians believe that Machu Picchu was built at the height of the Inca Empire, which dominated western South America in the 15th and 16th centuries. It consists of more than 150 buildings ranging from bathrooms and houses to temples and sanctuaries.
The finely worked stonework of the site, the fields on the terraces and the sophisticated irrigation system testify to the architectural, agricultural and engineering skills of the Inca civilization.
Its central buildings are prime examples of a masonry technique dominated by the Incas in stones that are cut to fit without mortar.
Archaeologists have taken into account the various sectors that in the whole of the city, including an agricultural area, a residential district, a royal district and a sacred area.
The most distinctive and famous structures of Machu Picchu include the Temple of the Sun and the Intihuatana stone, a granite rock that has been created as a clock or solar calendar.
In the middle of a tropical mountain forest on the eastern slope of the Andes, the walls, terraces, stairs and ramps of Machu Picchu are perfectly integrated into their natural surroundings.
This natural wonder of UNESCO is the perfect opportunity for tourists who undertake the adventure of their life. You can see the natural wonders of the Inca culture and education about some of the most epic achievements in the history of the Incas, as well as humanity.