Machu Picchu Photograph by Robert Clark, National Geographic Perched high in the Peruvian Andes, the royal retreat of Machu Picchu testifies to the Inca's masterful building skills with its precision-cut stones and perfectly placed cascades of terraces.
Machu Picchu: a pre-Columbian Inca city situated on a mountain ridge in Peru. A symbol of the Inca Empire. It's often referred to as "The Lost City of the Incas". Nowadays Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the world.
The world famous Machu Picchu found in Peru. Machu Picchu was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti. Often referred to as the "Lost City of the Incas", it is perhaps the most familiar icon of Inca civilization.