Machu Picchu: Agricultural terraces and residential quarters

Agricultural terraces and residential quarters in Machu Picchu, Peru

Agricultural terraces and residential quarters in Machu Picchu, Peru

Agricultural terraces and residential quarters
Built at an elevation of 8000 feet on a mountain peak, the citadel at Machu Picchu is one of the new seven wonders of the world. It was a self-contained city in which the Inca people lived for about 100 years.

The image shows the agricultural terraces (andenes) and the residential quarters for the nobility and common people.

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Machu Picchu, Inca Civilization, Ancient Cultures of Peru, Cusco, Lima, Peru

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