Where is Machu Picchu ?

Share/Bookmark

The ruins of Machu Picchu are one of the most beautiful ancient sites in the world. Ruins are located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, South America, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cusco. Machu Picchu was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti. Machu Picchu have been utilized as a secret ceremonial city, but one of primary functions was astronomical observatory. Officially Machu Picchu was rediscovered in 1911 by American explorer-historian Hiram Bingham.

machu picchu Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu1 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu2 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu3 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu4 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu5 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu6 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu7 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu8 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu9 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu10 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu11 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu13 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu14 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu15 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu16 Where is Machu Picchu ?

machu picchu17 Where is Machu Picchu ?

credit: Vaitonis




Relevant Articles





1 Response to " Where is Machu Picchu ? "

Leave a comment

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,