Aguas Calientes

Aguas Calientes is a small town at the bottom of the valley next to , and the principal access point to the site. All visitors to Machu Picchu pass through Aguas Calientes, and unless you're on a daytrip from Cusco, some versions of the Inca Trail, or you plan to spend a fortune and stay at the sole lodge at the Machu Picchu site, you will have to spend at least one night here.
Photo: ESkog, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of . Photo: Elena Tatiana Chis, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, Quechua: Wayna Pikchu, is a mountain in which the bends. Photo: Mblument, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Inti Punku or Intipunku is an archaeological site in the Cusco Region of that was once a fortress of the sacred city, . Photo: Colegota, CC BY-SA 2.5 es.

Tourist attraction
The Inca Bridge or refers to one of two places related to access to , in .

Aguas Calientes

-13.1543° or 13° 9' 15.4" south
-72.5256° or 72° 31' 32.3" west
2197 metres (7208 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5520633649
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Breton: Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • Catalan: Aguas Calientes
  • Cebuano: Aguas Calientes
  • Chinese: 阿瓜斯卡連特斯 (祕魯)
  • Chinese: 阿瓜斯卡連特斯 (秘魯)
  • Chinese: 阿瓜斯卡連特斯
  • Chinese: 馬丘比丘 (祕魯)
  • Chinese: 馬丘比丘 (秘魯)
  • Chinese: 馬丘比丘
  • Croatian: Aguas Calientes (Peru)
  • Croatian: Aguas Calientes
  • Czech: Aguas Calientes
  • Dutch: Aguas Calientes
  • Dutch: Machupicchu Pueblo
  • English: Aguas Calientes, Peru
  • English: Machupicchu
  • English: Machupicchu Pueblo
  • French: Aguas Calientes
  • French: Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • French: Machupicchu Pueblo
  • French: Machupicchu pueblo
  • Galician: Aguas Calientes
  • Georgian: აგუას-კალიენტესი (პერუ)
  • German: Aguas Calientes
  • German: Aguas Calientes (Peru)
  • Italian: Aguas Calientes
  • Italian: Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • Italian: Machupicchu Pueblo
  • Japanese: アグアス・カリエンテス
  • Japanese: マチュ・ピチュ
  • Occitan (post 1500): Aguas Calientes
  • Polish: Aguas Calientes
  • Portuguese: Machu Picchu pueblo
  • Portuguese: Águas Calientes
  • Quechua: Aguas Calientes
  • Quechua: Machu Pikchu llaqta
  • Quechua: Q'oñi Yaku
  • Quechua: Q'oñiyaku
  • Quechua: Q'uñi Yaku
  • Quechua: Q'uñiyaku
  • Quechua: Qoñi Yaku
  • Quechua: Qoñiyaku
  • Quechua: Quñi Yaku
  • Quechua: Quñiyaku
  • Russian: Агуас-Кальентес
  • Russian: Мачупикчу-Пуэбло
  • Russian: Мачупикчу
  • Spanish: Aguas Calientes
  • Spanish: Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • Spanish: Machu Picchu pueblo
  • Spanish: Machupicchu Pueblo
  • Swedish: Aguas Calientes
  • Ukrainian: Мачупікчу-Пуебло
  • Urdu: ماچوپیکچو، پیرو
  • აგუას-კალიენტესი

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