The year 2011 was celebrated the centenary, 100 years of the rediscovery of the legendary citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, which occurred in 1911 by explorer Hiram Bingham.

Chanaqa Travel invites you to visit one of the best tourist destinations in the world to relive history.

Machu Picchu (Quechua Southerner Machu Pikchu, \"Old Mountain\") is the contemporary name given to a llaqta (ancient Inca Andean town) mainly built of stone in the middle of the fifteenth century in the rocky promontory that connects the mountains and Machu Picchu Huayna Picchu on the eastern slope of the Central Andes in southern Peru. Its original name was Picchu or Picho would.

 

 

Machu Picchu is considered both a masterpiece of architecture and engineering. Its unique architectural and landscape features, and the veil of mystery that has woven around much of the literature published on the site, they have become one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet.

Machu Picchu is on the List of World Heritage of UNESCO since 1983, as part of a whole cultural and ecological known under the name Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.

On July 7, 2007 Machu Picchu was declared one of the new wonders of the world in a ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal, following the participation of one hundred million voters worldwide.

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