Monday, February 1, 2010

Machu Pichu

In this world there are many fascinating buildings. Not only moderrn buildings constructed at this time, but also the buildings built by our ancestors. One of the amazing place is Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu is the Inca ruins of ancient kingdoms. This place is situated in the mountainous region at an altitude of about 2350 m above sea level. Machu Picchu is above the Urubamba valley in Peru, about 70 km northwest of Cusco. Machu Picchu was built around the year 1450 and became a symbol of the Inca empire. Machu Picchu was built in the style of the ancient Incan walls with polished stones. The main building is Intihuatana, Temple of the Sun, and Three Window Room. This places referred to as the Sacred District of Machu Picchu.Situs this could be forgotten by the international world, but not by the local community. This site re-discovered by archaeologists from Yale University Hiram Bingham III discovered it back in tahun1911. Since then, Machu Picchu became an attractive tourist objects for local and foreign tourists.
This place is now one of the 7 new wonders of the world and a UNESCO world heritage site. This place is one of tourist objects that may be the choice of many tourists that also required treatment for this site is not damaged and lost its beauty.


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