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.
- Sacred Inti Watana Stone
- Royal Tomb
- Principal Temple on the Sacred Plaza
- Sun Temple
- Central Plaza
- Residential quarters
- Agricultural terraces
- A view of Machu Picchu
- Huayna Picchu
Machu Picchu, Inca Civilization, Ancient Cultures of Peru, Cusco, Lima, Peru
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