New Seven Wonders of the World
Posted on : 10 August 2021
The seven new wonders of the Modern World earned their place. These seven monuments from around the world were chosen by more than 90 million people in 2007, when the private company New Open World Corporation organized a worldwide competition for the inhabitants of the Earth themselves to choose their seven new wonders. The result was tight, and 21 cities and architectural works from all continents built up to the year 2000 reached the final phase. These included modern constructions such as the Sydney Opera House (Australia), the Statue of Liberty, the most recognized icon in the United States, the Eiffel Tower in France, the Acropolis in Athens and the Alhambra in Granada. However, none of them managed to sneak into the seven winners.
Machu Picchu Sanctuary was chosen on as one of the 7 modern wonders of the world, we can assure you that a tour to Machu Picchu is something you won’t ever forget. This impressive destination will infinitely fill your soul with an incredible energy. Machu Picchu it’s an Inca citadel located 2490 meters above sea level, in the middle of the Urubamba River valley and resting between the Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountains. It was officially discovered in 1911 by Hiram Bingham, and since then, this has become the top destination for many travelers in the world.
Machu Picchu is a city completely built-in stone by the Incas around the fifteenth century. This city is made up of temples, residential buildings, platforms and waterways that maintained the lifestyle of the population that lived there, has a strategic location and was built with large stone blocks attached to each other, without the use of amalgam. It is located 130 km from the Imperial Cusco City and since explorer Hiram Bingham made it known to the world, he has received many titles and recognitions.
If you are planning a trip to Peru, you must visit Cusco City, that way you will be closer to get into this amazing Sanctuary. A tour to Machu Picchu could not be out of yours travelling plans through Peru.