Machu Picchu, Ucayali Department

Machu Picchu from the Guard House
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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.

Go Historic ID
318199
Short URL
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Names
Machu Picchu
Address

Ucayali Department, Peru
Coordinates
13.162859° S, 72.546008° W
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Timeline

July 24, 1911

Hiram Bingham III discovers the ancient city of Machu Picchu in the jungles of Peru.