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Machu Picchu Inca Citadel, located in the city of Cusco. Machu Picchu located 112 kilometers from the city of Cusco. It is said that Machu Picchu is part of a system of exchange of essential products for the people of the Inca empire. Machu Picchu is known worldwide as one of the Wonders of the World, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Astronomy and Calendar of the Incas

Home → Tips → Astronomy and Calendar Inca The Incas had great knowledge of astral space, a product of detailed observation; they knew the Milky Way, which they called "MAYU" which translated from Quechua means "heavenly river"; likewise they differ in their constellations two types: the first, consisting of the most outstanding stars, and the […]

Origin of Machu Picchu

Home → Tips → Origin of Machu Picchu Machu Picchu may surprise to anyone; the sublimity of its location and the mystery of its construction, it made could never be seen by the Spanish conquistadors. The city was such a well-kept secret, that the chosen women who lived in this place, they lived and died […]

The Inca Offerings

Home → Tips → The Inca Offerings The Incas were highly developed in many respects, as we know were great engineers, they had great advances in communication with the use of quipu, also possessed a large economy based on advanced agriculture developed on platforms. This formidable form of agriculture, kept an empire consisting of some […]

Quechua, language of the Incas

Home → Tips → Quechua of the Incas The direction of the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu modified some terms of the entry rules to Machu Picchu, the same that governing the entry to Machu Picchu. The management of the National Park of Machu Picchu in accordance with the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, reinforced […]

Hiking guide Machu Picchu Mountain

Home → Tips → Hiking guide Mountain Machu Picchu The Mountain Machu Picchu is the most spectacular alternative to Huayna Picchu, available at the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Located south-west of Machu Picchu, rises 3,082 meters (10,112 feet) above sea level; this mountain hike, offers unrivaled views of the Inca City of Machu Picchu and […]

Inca Education

Home → Tips → Inca Education It may be surprising to know that the Incas never invented none kind of writing, although they had the quipu; they never read or wrote a book or other written. So we talk about an unconventional education system. Although they had established a system of education, this did not […]

Inca Pottery

Home → Tips → Inca Pottery Many of the inhabitants of the cities of the inca state, were goldsmiths, masons and potters. They work almost entirely for the nobility, these people did not had to worry about food or clothing, as this was supplied to them from the collcas (warehouses) of the empire. The pottery […]

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