Machu Picchu Facts and History

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is an famous ancient historical places which situated in Peru. According to archeologists research Machu Picchu is constructed by Inca's empires leader Pichkiyuti in 1438 to 1472. Machu Picchu was also known as "The Lost City Of Inca empire".

History of Machu Picchu

During the Spanish attack on Peru Inca empire people were left that place, after victory of Spanish they destroy the Machu Picchu. After 500 years in1976 reconstructed only 30% from original only for tourism purpose. In 1983 Machu Picchu is selected for a world Heritage Site and in 2007 selected for seven wonders of the world.

Interesting Facts About Machu Picchu

  1. Machu Picchu is situated about 8000 feet altitude above from see level.
  2. During research archeologists were found human skeletons which create a hype in researchers.
  3. Some researchers are told that place is connected with Alien.
  4. Hirrom Bingham is discovered that place in 1911.
  5. Machu Picchu means old peak or old mountain.
  6. In January 2010 Machu Picchu is closed for 3 months due to heavy rain.
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