Which country is home to the world heritage site Machu Picchu?

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Which country is home to the world heritage site Machu Picchu?


Q. What did the ancient Incas invent?

The Inca Empire built a huge civilization in the Andes mountains of South America. Some of their most impressive inventions were roads and bridges, including suspension bridges, and their communication system called quipu, a system of strings and knots that recorded information.

Q. What are some major contributions of the Inca civilization?

Below are some of the important scientific innovations and technologies used by the Inca Empire.

  • Roads and Communication. …
  • Quipus. …
  • Stone Buildings. …
  • Farming. …
  • Calendar and Astronomy. …
  • Government and Taxes. …
  • Interesting Facts about Inca Science and Technology. …
  • Activities.

Q. Who was the Incas main god?


Q. How was Machu Picchu built?

A geo-archaeological analysis by Rualdo Menegat of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) has determined that the Incas built Machu Picchu on a network of tectonic faults intentionally. The fracture predisposed the rocks to break along the planes, which reduced the energy needed to carve them.

Q. Can you visit Machu Picchu without a guide?

From 2019, it is compulsory to have a guide to enter Machu Picchu*. Unless you are visiting the site as part of an organised tour from, for example, Cusco or Ollantaytambo, then you will need to hire your guide upon arrival at the site.

Q. Can you walk through Machu Picchu?

You can walk up to Machu Picchu, but it will take one to two hours and it’s extremely steep. The bus ride to the top takes about 20 minutes and you can purchase your tickets in Aguas Calientes at the bus stand the night before.

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