One of the most wonderful and mysterious cities in the world is also one of the hardest cities to get to. This is the amazing city of Machu Picchu, located in the mountains of Peru. The city is heritage listed and is also known as the lost city of the Incas.
Buried deep in the mountainns of Peru, the city is very well hidden and protected and to get up to the city is a difficult task if you are walking on the Inca trail.
It is not known exactly who lived in Machu Picchu however some believe that it may have been a resort for the elite in the times of the Incas. The city is made of polished dry stone walls and there are a number of key buildings including the Intihuatana, The temple of the sun and the Room of the three windows.