Machu Picchu

History When Hiram Bingham discovered Machu Picchu in 1911, he revealed an untouched portion of the Incan civilization. Machu Picchu, pronounced MAH-choo PEEK-choo, is located approximately 50 miles northwest of the Incan capital Cusco, on a small remote mountain top overlooking the Urubamba Valley. Macho Picchu is divided into three…