Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca citadel, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, on a 7,970 feet mountain ridge. It is located in the Cusco Region above the Sacred Valley. It is 50 miles northwest of Cusco, the Urubamba River flows through the region cutting through the Cordillera creating a canyon with a tropical mountain climate.