Machu Picchu is to be found beyond the Urubamba River Valley. It is actually an Incan stronghold which was built in 15th century high in the mountains in Peru and was abandoned later in the sixteenth century by the Spaniards. And in 1911 this archaeological complex was made known to the outside world. Although it is supposed that its actual creator is still unidentified. It is standing above the sea level, about 2,430 m, in a tremendously stunning place that is in the mid of the tropical mountain forest. Its ramps, terraces, and the giant walls seem like they have been cut naturally in the continuous rocks compartments. Without the use of mortar, its dry-stone walls fuse the huge blocks in an extremely good manner. The panoramic views are served by the intriguing buildings of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is very rich in flora and fauna naturally.
And about 200 structures make up this awesome astronomical, agricultural and religious center and these are all set on a crisscross, steep ridge by stone terraces. Following a proper plan of division, the city is divided into two main parts:
- Lower part
- Upper part
This division was ended in order to separate the residential areas from the farming portions. Machu Picchu run into the condition of integrity as the human-made and the natural resources that sustain its natural look are almost contained within its boundaries. No doubts the mountains play an important role to remains preserve the overall historical and archaeological site of the Machu Picchu.
Since 1983 a UNESCO World Heritage Site labeled this awesome place included one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007. Machu Picchu is included Peru’s greatest tourist fascination place and not only this it’s also known as South America’s most legendary ruins. So Peruvian governments notice it and give its services to look after the ruins and avert destruction of the mountainside in present years. It’s true that Machu Picchu is a great place and a great tourist influx as well