Machu Picchu

Come to Machu Picchu, A Lost Ruin

Machu Picchu

Come visit Machu Picchu a lost Incan city which is now in ruins. Machu Picchu has a spectacular feel to it, you will be in awe of the site of the ruins. More than 2500 people visit the ruins daily. Machu Picchu is one of the best-known archeologist site in South America.

Location

Machu Picchu is located in Peru, 80 kilometers northwest of Cusco

13 degrees South, 72 degrees west

Size

Machu Picchu is about 5 sq mi (13 sq km), in that 5 sq miles it has 3,000 steps linking down into the many different levels.

Citations

"Machu Picchu." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Apr. 2013. Web. 16 Apr. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machu_Picchu>.


"Machu Picchu." Lonely Planet. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2013. <http://www.lonelyplanet.com/peru/machu-picchu>.