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.

Facts & Stats on Machu Picchu

Go Historic ID
318199
Names
Machu Picchu
Dates
1440

Visitor & Contact Information

Resources for Machu Picchu

  1. The Machu Picchu Guidebook: A Self-Guided Tour
  2. Journey to Machu Picchu: Spiritual Wisdom from the Andes
  3. Explore the Inca Trail

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Machu Picchu - Ucayali Department, Peru