Machu Picchu on the map Machu Picchu is in Peru in South Ametica. Machu Picchu is a mountain with a very important city. The mountain is between Lima and Cuzco.
Machu Picchu on the mapMachu Picchu means old peak in quechua. It is in TheAndes, a mountain chain in Peru. This is 100 kilometresfrom Cuzco and it is 2400 metres high.
PeruThe Republic of Peru is an american country in Southamerica and its capital is Lima. In Peru they speakSpanish. Peru has got 30.000.000 people living there.And the most important place there is Machu Picchu.There are other importants cities like Cuzco andIquitos.
CurrencyThe coin of Peru is the New Sun. There is coins of 1, 5, 10, 20 and50 cents,1, 2 and 5 new suns, bills of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 newsuns
The IncasIn the past, in Peru lived other civilitations like the Incas.The Incas lived there about the XV and XVI centuries. Theybuilt Machu Picchu between Machu Picchu and HuaynaPicchu (Young Peak), its function was a temple for theincas religion.The main element in the incas religion was the fire.
The monument of Machu PicchuThe Incas built Machu Picchu in the XV century, its areatakes up 13 square kilometres. In 1902, on the 14 of July,Agustín Lizárraga discoreved Machu Picchu, and in 1911Hiram Bingham go there.
The monument of Machu PicchuThe city is divide in 3 areas:-Two parts are for live there.-One part is for the agriculture.The urban sector is divide in 2 neighborhoods- One has the temples.-Another has the houses and a convent.
Animals Frogs LlamasBears with spectacles Hummingbirds
AnimalsGallito de Las Rocas Anthill Bird Condor andino
Sceneries and plantsMists forests Orchids Heliconias
How go there- Go there by railway (15 minutes)-Go there by the Incas way ( 4 days and 3 nights)VISIT THE CITY:You can go to the city all the days (06:00 am – 17:00pm)
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