Machu Picchu and 12 more things to do & see

Aguas Calientes, Provincia de Urubamba, Cusco, Peru
    Start your walk at Machu Picchu
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    Machu Picchu
    16th-century Inca citadel in the Peruvian Andes and UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Machu Picchu tʃu]; Quechua: Machu Pikchu [ˈmatʃʊ ˈpɪktʃʊ]) is a 15th-century Inca citadel, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, on a 2,430-metre mountain ridge. It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District, above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometres northwest of Cuzco…Read more

  • Make your way 0.42 miles to Huayna Picchu
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    Huayna Picchu
    Mountain in Peru

    Huayna Picchu, Quechua: Wayna Pikchu, is a mountain in Peru around which the Urubamba River bends. It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. It rises over Machu Picchu, the so-called lost city of the Incas. The Incas built a trail up the side of the Huayna…Read more

  • Make your way 0.37 miles to Temple of the Moon (Peru)
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    Temple of the Moon (Peru)
    Peru

    The Temple of the Moon is an Incan ceremonial temple on Huayna Picchu near Machu Picchu, in Peru. The site is made up of stone masonry and an open-face, shallow cave. The temple is arbitrarily named, like many of the sites in Machu Picchu.…Read more

  • Make your way 0.77 miles to Putucusi
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    Putucusi

    Putucusi ") is a round-shaped mountain located on the opposite side of the Urubamba River to Machu Picchu in the Cusco Region of Peru. Reaching approximately 2,560 metres above sea level at its peak, the mountain offers epic views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding Urubamba River valley.…Read more

  • Make your way 1.00 miles to Inti Punku
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    Inti Punku

    Inti Punku or Intipunku is an archaeological site in the Cusco Region of Peru that was once a fortress of the sacred city, Machu Picchu. It is now also the name of the final section of the Incan Trail between the Sun Gate complex and the city of Machu…Read more

  • Make your way 1.61 miles to Wiñay Wayna
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    Wiñay Wayna
    Cultural heritage site in Peru

    Wiñay Wayna is an Inca ruin along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. It is built into a steep hillside overlooking the Urubamba River. The site consists of upper and lower house complexes connected by a staircase and fountain structures. Above and below the houses the people…Read more

  • Make your way 1.00 miles to Puyupatamarca
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    Puyupatamarca
    Human settlement in Peru

    Puyupatamarca or Phuyupatamarca is an archaeological site along the Inca Trail in the Urubamba Valley of Peru. Due to its altitude of roughly 3600 meters, it is known as "La Ciudad entre la Niebla" . It contains Inca ruins, with five small stone baths which during the wet season contain…Read more

  • Make your way 1.82 miles to Sayacmarca
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    Sayacmarca

    Sayacmarca is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. It is situated southwest of the archaeological site Runkuraqay and the Runkuraqay pass and southeast of the sites Phuyupatamarka and Qunchamarka.…Read more

  • Make your way 1.05 miles to Runkuraqay
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    Runkuraqay
    Mountain in Peru

    Runkuraqay or Runku Raqay is an archaeological site on a mountain of the same name in Peru located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. It is situated southeast of the archaeological site Machu Picchu and south of the Vilcanota river. The ruins lie on the southern…Read more

  • Make your way 1.54 miles to Warmi Wañusqa
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    Warmi Wañusqa

    Warmi Wañusqa , "woman who died" or "woman died", also spelled Huarmihuanusca, Huarmihuañusca, Warmihuañusca, Warmihuanuscca, Warmiwañusca, Warmiwañuscca, Warmi Wanusca) is a mountain pass in the Cusco Region in Peru. It is located in the Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. Warmi Wañusqa lies on the Inca Trail to Machu Pikchu, southwest of…Read more

  • Make your way 3.66 miles to Patallacta
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    Patallacta
    Mountain

    Patallacta , shore, llaqta place , "settlement on a platform" pronounced "pahta-yakta"), Llactapata or Q'ente Marka is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. It is situated southeast of the site Machu Picchu, at the confluence of the rivers Cusichaca and…Read more

  • Make your way 10.85 miles to Llaqtapata
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    Llaqtapata

    Llaqtapata llaqta place , pata elevated place / above, at the top / edge, bank , shore, pronounced 'yakta-pahta', hispanicized Llactapata) is an archaeological site about 5 km west of Machu Picchu. The complex is located in the Cusco Region, La Convención Province, Santa Teresa District, high on a…Read more

  • Make your way 12.97 miles to Huamanmarca, La Convención
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    Huamanmarca, La Convención

    Huamanmarca is an archaeological site in the region of Cusco, Peru. It is located in Huayopata District, La Convención Province, on the right bank of the Luq'umayu.…Read more

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