What is it?
Machu Piccu is near Cuzco. It is an extraordinary city built 8,00 feet above sea level on a ridge between two high peaks of the Andes. it is located in Peru. It is surrounded by agricultural terraces. It was a small city with a large civilization. It had more than 150 buildings- palaces, temples, baths, storage rooms and homes. It had a population of 800.
Why do tourists like to visit?
It is a serine and peaceful environment. The well preserved remains of the ancient city cling to the hill side. The lamas climb up the rugged terrain of the ancient city and take refuge in the remnants. The air is fresh and calming. it is located far from civilization so there is no unwanted noise or pollution in the air.