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Machu Picchu


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Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca citadel, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, on a 2,430-metre (7,970 ft) mountain ridge. It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District, above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cuzco. The Urubamba River flows past it, cutting through the Cordillera and creating a canyon with a tropical mountain climate.For most speakers of English or Spanish, the first 'c' in Picchu is silent. In English, the name is pronounced  or ,
in Spanish as [ˈmatʃu ˈpitʃu] or [ˈmatʃu ˈpiktʃu],
and in Quechua (Machu Pikchu) as [ˈmatʃʊ ˈpɪktʃʊ].
Most archaeologists believe that Machu Picchu was constructed as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti (1438–1472). Often mistakenly referred to as the "Lost City of the Incas", it is the most familiar icon of Inca civilization. The Incas built the estate around 1450 but abandoned it a century later at the time of the Spanish conquest. Although known locally, it was not known to the Spanish during the colonial period and remained unknown to the outside world until American historian Hiram Bingham brought it to international attention in 1911.
Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls. Its three primary structures are the Intihuatana, the Temple of the Sun, and the Room of the Three Windows. Most of the outlying buildings have been reconstructed in order to give tourists a better idea of how they originally appeared. By 1976, 30% of Machu Picchu had been restored and restoration continues.Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historic Sanctuary in 1981 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. In 2007, Machu Picchu was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in a worldwide Internet poll.
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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Historical place in Peru

  • Desc: Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca citadel, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, on a 2,430-metre mountain ridge.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machu_Picchu
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Gēmusetto Machu Picchu

American animated series

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Montaña Machu Picchu

Mountain

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Alturas de Macchu Picchu

Album by Los Jaivas

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

Book by Mark Adams

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Trek to Machu Picchu

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Machu Picchu

Album by Tangerine Dream

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Aguas Calientes

Aguas Calientes

Town in Peru

Peru - Machu Picchu, Morning Light

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Machu Picchu

Book by Barry Brukoff

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Machu Picchu

Song by Foster The People

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Machu Picchu

2008 film

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Machu-Picchu

Song by Paul Mauriat

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Machu Picchu

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Song by Tony Williams

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Book by Carolyn Keene

  • Desc: The Clue in the Crossword Cipher is the forty-fourth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1967 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.
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