Machu Pichu in Peru is considered to be one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Here are the main reasons why it is so fascinating.
1) Machu Picchu was a summer resort for the Inca emperor Pachacutec. So, the city was constructed in a luxurious fashion. This place was a residence for many people. It also had many religious areas and building with works of art.
2) It is situated on the top of a mountain in Cusco. If you want to build a city on the top of the mountain, then you first need to take the necessary goods and food to the top. You also need to take water. But at that time, no water pump was available. Water came from snowy mountain peaks that were far away using artificial means.
3) The first explorers thought it was the lost city of Vilcabamba. It is said that when the Spanish conquistadors took the Inca empire. At that time, the Inca emperor fled to the jungle and constructed a secret city from where he could govern without anyone knowing.
4) Its landscape is unique. It’s a beautiful place, and you won’t find any place similar anywhere in the world.
These historical significances make Machu Picchu to be a wonder of the world. It’s a beautiful place to visit. You will be astonished by its history and landscape. It will make you wonder how it was formed in those early times with limited resources and skills.