Machu Picchu : Ancestral and Mysticism
Location: Cusco , Peru
- Take the train from Poroy and Ollantaytambo, which reach the town of Aguas Calientes.
- From Aguas Calientes, you get to Machu Picchu by bus or on foot.
Lost to the world for over 500 years, unknown by the Spanish conquerors, Machu Picchu is the most impressive pre-Columbian archaeological site in South America for its history, its buildings and the natural beauty that surrounds it.
For many travelers, the main reason for coming to Peru is on the Inca citadel of Machu Picchuwith their perfect stone architecture; intrincate “Inca terraces” and aqueducts which show their knowledge in agriculture ; roads and temples have remained over time, with mystery and glory that has enchanted the world.
Nominated World Heritage by UNESCO and recognized as one of the new wonders of the world. Machu Picchu is definitely one destination that should be on every traveler’s list. Machu Picchu is the tangible memory of a fascinating Inca´s history.