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Lily Whigham Social Studdies Hour 8
Machu Pichu is located in the Inca Empire and it is a huge tourist site. Machu Pichu is a beautiful mountain that is 7970 ft above sea level. Some fun facts are that no wheels were used to transport heavy rocks for the construction of the city. Many of the stones that were used to build the city weighed more than 50 tons. To get the rocks up the mountian they had to chisel the rocks from granite or hundreds of men pushed the heavy rocks up the mountian. The citadel is divided in two parts: Hanan and Urin according with the Inca tradition.