Machu Picchu

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Machu Picchu (128)
Machu Picchu (128)

Coordinates: 13° 9′ 48″ S, 72° 32′ 47″ W

Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian Inca site located 2,430 m above sea level and situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, 80 km north-west of Cuzco. Built around the year 1460 in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls, it was abandoned 100 years later.

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Main sights

  • Intihuatana stone
  • Temple of the Sun
  • Room of the Three Windows

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