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Machu Picchu was declared the Seven Wonders of the World in the year 2007, which attracts tourists in large number. It was in the year 1981 that Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary and later in the year 1883 it was confirmed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This place is known for its unusual beauty and is a sacred place for the visitors.
Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian Inca which is located on a mountain ridge above Urubamba valley in Peru. Machu Picchu is also referred as "The Lost City of the Incas", and is one of symbol of Inca Empire. It was constructed in the year 1450 and was left abandoned for about 100 years. It is said that the most of the inhabitants of this place were wiped off due to the dreadful disease known as small pox. Machu Picchu was not known to the outside world for long later an American Historian Hiram Bingham brought it to the notice of the people and since then this place has become an important spot of tourist attraction. The site is now thronged by the thousands of tourist from all over the world.
It has very attractive features and is built in traditional Inca style,polo outlet, the buildings are made up of well polished dry-stone wall. The Incas were considered to be experts in the art of ashlar. In ashlar the stone blocks are cut and made to fit together without the use of mortar, the stone blocks were fitted so efficiently that even a blade of grass cannot be fit between the stones. The Incas were among the best masons in the world. The main building of the monument is Temple of the Sun,ghd uk, Intihuatana and the Room of 3 windows. All these are situated in the sacred district of Machu Picchu. The beauty of the place leaves its visitors awestruck.
Traditionally Machu Picchu has been the birthplace of the Incan. Further researches by Richard Burger tell that this place has been an estate of Inca emperor,polo store, Pachacuti. This site was selected as it had the most ideal location and striking beauty. Another theory which evolved was that Machu Picchu was an Inca,coach outlet, his was a settlement which was formed to keep a check on the economy of the conquered regions. It is also believed that it was built to imprison anybody who had committed dreadful crime against the Inca society.
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