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  1. 1. INCAS IN MACHU PICHU
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Incas were native South American people and they ruled a big empire on the west coast of South America. </li></ul>
  3. 4. INCA EMPIRE
  4. 5. <ul><li>Incas built the city in 15 th century and abandoned it in 16 th century. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>An american explorer called Hiram Bingham rediscovered the Lost City of Machu Pichu in 1911.
  6. 7. When he arrived the jungle was everywhere.
  7. 8. He worked hard to uncover the city. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Machu Pichu is in the Andes Mountains in Peru, near of Cuzco.
  9. 10. It's 2.134 m. above sea level between two big mountains. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>The Incas built the city on terraces and there were hundreds of stairs and paths connecting the terraces. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>The paths connected squares,houses,cemetery. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Incas built their houses from big pieces of stone called granite.
  13. 14. The stone houses have one room. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>People think the Royal Family lived in Machu Pichu.
  15. 16. Some houses were for farmers and servants.
  16. 17. Also there lived priest because there are many temples. </li></ul>
  17. 18. INCA CALENDAR
  18. 19. <ul><li>Spanish soldiers arrived in the Inca empire at 16 th century looking for treasures.
  19. 20. But Spanish probably did not find Machu Pichu because it was in the mountains </li></ul>

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