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Machu Picchu (Peru)

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Machu Picchu from a distance, the ruins with mountain Wina Picchu behind it.

New Seven Wonders: Machu Picchu

Gina Carey
Machu Picchu was the royal residence of the Inca king Pachacuti, ruled between AD 1438-1471. The huge structure is located on the saddle between two huge mountains, and at an elevation of 3000 feet above the valley below.
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