Machu Picchu, Peru – The Ancient City Reborn

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Machu Picchu is amongst the most popular archeological sites of the world and also the most visited attraction in Peru, S.America. The Citadel of Machu Picchu is known for its amazing ruins and its unusual location. It is located at about 2300 meters above sea level. Machu Picchu is located on a high mountain and overlooks the mighty currents of the Urubamba River. Machu Picchu is declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983.


Machu Picchu, Peru

Aerial view of Machu Picchu

Sacred District of Machu Picchu with the mist

Morning time view of Machu Picchu

Llama spottings near Machu Picchu

Inca Architecture at its best

Various complicated chambers

Room blocks

Main attractions of Machu Picchu
•    MAchu Picchu was built in the 15th century
•    It is considered as the greatest achievement of the Incas architects
•    It demonstrates intelligent and daring designs
•    It extents up to 13 sq/km
•    It main functions were military and religious
•    It is built of limestone, wood and its ceilings are made of straw.

Places to visit in and around Machu Picchu
•    Machu Picchu Ruins
•    Huayna Picchu
•    Temple of the Sun
•    Intihuatana
•    Santa Teresa
•    Sacred Valley of the Inca

Things to do at Machu Picchu
•    Inca Trail
•    Trekking
•    Exploring Machu Picchu
•    Leisure Walks
•    Hiking / Climbing
•    Photography

Must visit sites
•    Huayna Picchu
•    Moon Temple
•    Temple of the Sun
•    Intihuatana
•    Temple of the Condor

Stay options at Machu Picchu
•    Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel
•    Inkaterra Machu Picchu
•    Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge
•    Machu Picchu Inn
•    Rupawasi Condor House
•    Santuario Hotel
•    Machu Picchu Green Nature Hotel

Restaurants options at Machu Picchu
•    Combined Suggestions
•    Inca Wasi
•    Santuary Lodge a la carte
•    Inti Killa
•    ”United Mice” Inca Trail Guides

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