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In what country is the ancient Inca fortress city of Machu Picchu?
Machu Picchu was built by the Inca's civilization (TahuantinsuyoEmpire) in the jungle and mountains of Cusco Peru in South Americaaround 1450. It was built as a temple for rel…igious rites and as apalace for the Inca king.
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Yes, Cuzco was the capital. Machu Picchu was probably a religious center.
Machu Picchu was built by the Inca's civilization (TahuantinsuyoEmpire) in the jungle and mountains of Cusco, Peru in South Americaaround 1450 and is one of The Seven Wonders …of the World, It wasbuilt as a temple and also for houses. The Incas even keptprisoners there! Cusco, Peru has other similar constructions likeChoquequirao, SacsayHuaman, Ollantaytambo, Chincheros, and Pisaq.
Nobody knows for sure, though it is likely as the architecture (stonework) is Inca.
A man was led to Machu Picchu and nicknamed it The Lost City of the Incas Because Hiram Bingham announced the discovery of Machu Picchu in 1916. Machu Picchu was built …by the Inca's civilization (Tahuantinsuyo Empire) in the jungle and mountains of Cusco Peru in South America around 1450 and is one of The Seven Worders of the World, It was buit as a temple and also for houses. The Incas even kept prisoners there!. Cusco Peru has other similar constructions like Choquequirao, SacsayHuaman, Ollantaytambo, Chincheros, Pisaq, you can visit many tourist places in Cusco Peru. Sacred Valley of the Incas, Inca Trail, Inti Raymi and more. If you need more information about Inca trail operators, guides, hotels cusco, torus and travel information in Cusco Peru you can use the link below.
It was built as a temple and also for houses.
The country is Peru. Cuzco is the province within which the archeological complex ofMachu Picchu is.
In Peru, about 50 miles (80 kilometres) northwest of Cuzco on a mountain ridge above the Vicalamba Valley.
It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, MachupicchuDistrict in Peru , above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi)northwest of Cuzco and through whic…h the Urubamba River flows. Mostarchaeologists believe that Machu Picchu was built as an estate forthe Inca emperor Pachacuti (1438-1472).
yes, they did
Machu Picchu was the building from 1450 until it was abandoned 100 years later. Then it became a tourist site as of today
Machu Picchu is an ancient city of the Incas in Peru.
Somewhere around 1450 . \n. around five hundred years ago
The trail is between 50 and 55 miles long depending on your start location. Most guided tours will take over five days to go the round trip on the trail.
The Inca Trail to Machu Piccuo is located in the Andes mountains of Peru. It actually consists of 3 overlapping trails. While walking the trail people will pass through diff…erent types of environments such as the alpine tundra and a cloud forest. There are also Incan ruins, tunnels, and settlements located along the route.