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Here you will find current news of interest about Machu Picchu, Wonder of the Modern World.

  • How many tourists visited Machu Picchu in 2018?
    on 19th March 2019 at 2:12 pm

    Machu Picchu, declared Peruvian Historic Sanctuary (1981) and UNESCO World Heritage Site (1983) and voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World (2007), was built by the Incas in the 15th […]

  • “No” to cable car for Machu Picchu?
    on 12th February 2019 at 4:33 pm

    Plans for building a cable car up to Machu Picchu might be off the table, Peruvian Minister of Culture, Roger Valencia, disclosed. In August 2017 the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism, […]

  • New entrance times for Machu Picchu 2019
    on 11th November 2018 at 6:07 pm

    With the aim of better coping with the increasing number of visitors and improving the tourist flow at Peru’s most popular attraction, a further defined system to enter Machu Picchu will be […]

  • History of Machu Picchu
    by Joe Sutheran on 16th March 2017 at 12:50 am

    History of Machu Picchu Archaeological evidence uncovered around the site suggests that the area was first used for agricultural purposes back in 760 B.C. The war of Vilcambamba […]

  • Machu Picchu
    by Joe Sutheran on 16th March 2017 at 12:46 am

    Machu Picchu, Peru Although it's one of the most well-known archaeological wonders of the world, Machu Picchu still holds plenty of secrets and is on our shortlist of must-see destinations on a Peru […]

  • Hike Machu Picchu: Routes to Get There and Hikes to Enjoy on Site
    by Paul M on 20th March 2015 at 9:10 am

    So you've decided to hike Machu Picchu? Well great! There's no doubt that you're in for the experience of a lifetime. However, the truth of the matter is that now you've got some additional decisions […]

  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
    on 1st January 1970 at 12:00 am

    Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire […]