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    Machu Picchu Machu Picchu is an ancient lncan citadel that resides in the Andes Mountains in Peru, above the Urubamba River valley. The ancient city was built in the age of the Incan Empire in the 15th Century. Since then it has been abandoned until modern times. Formations spread across the ancient city play a peculiar role on astronomical alignment whiett it\s former use remains unknown. Machu +- Picchu is also translated to "Old Peak" or "Old Hill" which can give some insight it\ s location. i,.JO,.J.. r-D ,,..uf' u"f>t. rw The Incas utilized hundreds of thousands of stones to construct their city, there is over@building hundreds of terraces (which act like claws) to help stabilize the city itself so it doesn't slide off the mountain. It also provides a place for…

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    Machu Picchu Analysis

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    Ever since its rediscovery in 1911, Machu Picchu has acted as an archaeological magnet, capturing and drawing in the attention of countless researchers, historians, and tourists. Located between the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon Basin, Machu Picchu is a site of incredible fascination due to both its historical and scientific contributions as well as its emotional contributions, demonstrating a significant and even precious connection between object and man. In this essay, I will not only expand…

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    Machu Picchu Romanticism

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    Over the years there have been many investigations on the role that exerted this citadel located in the mountains. One of the main theories is that the citadel of Machu Picchu was a luxurious and well-maintained mausoleum of the Inca Pachacutec, who was the founder and first emperor of Tawantinsuyo. In the citadel of Machu Picchu lived no more than 200 to 300 people but of a high social rank. Most of these people had some sort of relationship with the Inca; they were descendants of the founder…

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    Did you know that Machu Picchu was found in 1911 by an american explorer named Hiram Bingham. Machu Picchu has a beautiful location high atop the Andes mountains in Peru. Machu Picchu doesn’t just have amazing scenery and a rich cultural background it still provides a home to many species of animals and is still an active part of the agriculture which makes it still a significant part of Peru and a significant travel destination. One reason Machu Picchu is a significant travel destination is…

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    Machu Picchu is located in the Peru Culture: In 1450, citizens of Machu Picchu were the Incas. These people had to follow their system of government called the federal system. Created by Pachacuti, the emperor, this government system was used throughout the Inca empire. The Tahuantinsuyu, a federal system, had four provincial governments, which made the Inca Empire so stable throughout their time. The Tahuantinsuyu, consisted of four regions controlled by the Opas. The Opas were Inca noblemen.…

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    Machu Picchu is beautiful city to visit. The views are outstanding from the mountain tops and the peaks of Machu Picchu are amazing. Machu Picchu is located in the eastern part of Peru. There is so much to learn and see at Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is an historic sanctuary, too. The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is among the greatest artistic, architectural and land use achievements anywhere and the most significant tangible legacy of the Inca civilization. In conclusion, Machu Picchu is…

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    Hidden away in the peaks of the Andes Mountains is a place like no other. Machu Picchu was once a thriving city before its time came up. But because of the American explorer, Hiram Bingham, looking for this place we might not have found it. In 1911 Hiram Bingham was looking for a place called Vilcabamba but instead found Machu Picchu. When he found Machu Picchu he thought it was the only Vilcabamba but, days later he found the real Vilcabamba and named the other mountain Machu Picchu. This…

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    here today to talk about the legendary 'Lost City of Machu Picchu’ which is without a doubt the most important tourist attraction in Peru and one of the world's most impressive archaeological and civil engineering sites. It is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Machu Picchu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, both cultural and natural. Machu Picchu is located high in the Peruvian Andes. It is situated at 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest. The City was…

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    lost city of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu was a city built by the Inca Empire long ago before it fell, near another city with the name of Vilcabamba. It was the last capital of the Inca Empire. However, Bingham had not been the first white man to explore the ancient city. According to the article “The Stones of Machu Picchu” by Duane Damon, “After its takeover by the Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro in the 1530s, men like Pedro Cieza de León, a soldier, and Father Bernabé Cobo, a Jesuit…

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    interesting that Machu Picchu could have been built by people who did not even have a written language, the Inca communicated through a calculated system of knotted strings call quipu. 2. I personally do not think it really matters who…

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