This well-preserved ancient ceremonial site high on a mountain ridge in Peru contains the ruins of a large Inca palace, temples and other buildings.
Construction of Machu Picchu
- 24 Jul 1911
Hiram Bingham III discovers the ancient city of Machu Picchu in the jungles of Peru.
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