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Machu Picchu: A mystery world in the heart of South America
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Machu Picchu: A mystery world in the heart of South America

Machu Picchu, a heart of Peru. A beautiful land of houses, sanctuaries and temples. A vast land full of history and scenic beauty. PERU - One of the famous and alluring monuments in Peru is Machu Picchu. Host of more than 700,000 tourist every year. The enigma of its origin and purpose is still unknown. Built in 1520 and discovered in 1911 by one of Yale's Professor, it has a peculiar style of construction. It is under UNESCO World Heritage from 1983, also voted as one of Seven Wonders of World in 2007. It is also providing revenue to Peru for years. Special type of stones used here. Known as The Dry Stones. It is still a conundrum that how a city can establish on that height. It situated 7000 meters from sea level. Probably the largest ancient city of the world. It covers around ...