LATIN AMERICA-PERU/Machu Picchu

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

From 'Explore worldwide' 1999,

 

Overview
  
  Machu Picchu



 The secret Inca citadel, 2,450m high above sea level in the Andes, near  Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. Machu Picchu was thought to be the fabled last stronghold of the Inca when its overgrown but magnifiscovered in 1911. Now, experts have their doubts. The massive stone blocks of the temple the Three Windows at Machu Picchu are typical of the Inca building style. Even earthquakes have failed to shift them. Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Distant View
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Alter
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Backpart Overview
  
  Machu Picchu




 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Cloud City
  
  Machu Picchu

 

 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Detail
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Doors
  
  Machu Picchu




 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Main Gate
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Dwelling Area
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Lookout
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Lovely Place
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Fountains
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Fountains Begin
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Hicthing Point
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Sun Gate
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Stairway
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

One Stone Stair
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Path
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Sun Temple
  
  Machu Picchu

 

 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Triangle Stone
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Terrace Stair
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Terraces
  
  Machu Picchu

 

 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Thatch Roofs Hut
  
  Machu Picchu

 


 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Wings Stone
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Walls
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Homenaje
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Lama
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Trecking Road
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.

 

Tiny Village
  
  Machu Picchu



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2004.