Machu Picchu Research Paper

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Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is a 15th century Inca site located in Peru. It is considered to be the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire, a masterpiece of art, urbanism and architecture and engineering. It is an example of perfect mix between engineering and art. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and attracts nowadays around 2 500 visitors a day.
What makes Machu Picchu so special? What testimony of the ancient Inca civilization does it offer?
Geography: Machu Picchu is located in the southern hemisphere in the middle of a tropical mountain forest on the east of the Andes. It is 80 km (50 miles) northwest of Cuzco, the Inca capital, and on the peak of the mountain Machu Picchu, situated about 2,430 meters (7,970 ft) above

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