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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.