Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of . At 2,430 metres above sea level, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is often referred to as “The Lost City of the Incas”, is one of the most familiar symbols of the Incan Empire, and is one of the most famous and spectacular sets of ruins in the world.
Photo: S23678, CC BY-SA 3.0. Photo: pedrosz, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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

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

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

Putucusi is a round-shaped mountain located on the opposite side of the to Machu Picchu in the Cusco Region of . Photo: bobistraveling, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small town at the bottom of the valley next to Machu Picchu, and the principal access point to the site. Photo: C T Johansson, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Machu Picchu

-13.1631° or 13° 9' 47" south
-72.5456° or 72° 32' 44" west
Open Location Code
2,155 metres (7,070 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 157376572
Geo­Names ID
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  • Afrikaans: Machu Picchu
  • Albanian: Maçu Piçu
  • Amharic: ማቹ ፒቹ
  • Arabic: Machu Picchu
  • Arabic: ماتشو بيتشو
  • Arabic: مدينة الشمس المقدسة
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