Who discovered Machu Picchu ?

Hiram Bingham

  • Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca site located in the Andes mountain range of Peru.
  • It is called the Lost City of the Incas because it was built by the Inca’s civilization (Tahuantinsuyo Empire). All the Incan city were partly of fully destroyed by Spaniards.
  • Machu Picchu is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  • Hiram Bingham (1875-1956) the explorer discovered Machu Picchu in 1911, and he named it as lost city, because he thought this city was the last capital of Inca “Vilcabamba the Old”.

Machu Picchu

Hiram Bingham the Explorer of Machu Picchu

Hiram Bingham at Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Map

Machu Picchu and Llama

What is Machu Picchu



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