Machu Picchu

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Dan Merino
published on 01 March 2014

The Inca site of Machu Picchu built by Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui (1438-71 CE). Fortress, sanctuary, and once home to around 1,000 residents, the site is perched in the high Andes above the river Urubamba.

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