Machu Picchu – Ruins of an Inca City


Beautiful! Since I can’t go there now, (it’s on my bucket list) it is wonderful to see it from your perspective! I’m reblogging to give it more exposure!

Photos by Ravi

Machu Picchu was built around 1450, at the height of the Inca Empire. The construction of Machu Picchu appears to date from the period of the two great Incas, Pachacutec Inca Yupanqui (1438-71) and Tupac Inca Yupanqui (1472-93). It was abandoned just over 100 years later, in 1572 as a belated result of the Spanish Conquest.

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