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Tips for Picking a Machu Picchu Tour

With so many options to choose from, pick up at Machu Picchu tour can seem like a daunting prospect. A trip to the Inca citadel is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for many travelers, and booking a good tour can make all the difference. since your arrival in Lima Peru and later your trip to Cusco, Aguas […]

Machu Picchu Facts History

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District: Machu Picchu Province: Urubamba Department: Cusco Altitude: 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above the sea level GPS Coordinates: 13.1633° S 72.5456° W Surface Area: The ruins are located within Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary and under the protection of the National System of Protected Natural Areas by the State (SERNAP). The Sanctuary spreads over an area of […]

History of Machu Picchu

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Archaeologists claim that this majestic Inca city was built during the fifteenth century of our era by the Incas, is the largest Inca city in Peru and the world which houses thousands of mysteries. It is also known that it was populated by a large number of inhabitants, people who were of the Inca royalty, priests and the “aqllas” (virgins of the sun). There was also a large population of peasants who worked the fields but did not live within the citadel.