Machu Picchu Essays
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As per the popular travel website Trip Advisor, the visitor experience of Machu Picchu is considered a once in a lifetime, unmissable experience, being described as amazing and mystical. Due to the nature of the area, there is a reasonable amount of hiking to be done at the site in order to get the most out of the visit. A popular option employed by the more adventurous tourists is to access the citadel through the Inca trail. The visitor sessions...
Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 meters above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 kilometers northwest of Cusco and through which the Urubamba River flows. Most archaeologists believe that Machu Picchu was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti (1438–1472). Often referred to as the 'Lost City of the Incas', it is perhaps the most familiar icon of the Inca World. The...
When I thought of researching about Machu Picchu, I was interested in knowing about their culture. In this essay, I am going to talk about cultural tourism in Machu Picchu, the advantages and disadvantages it provides. What Is Cultural Tourism? Cultural tourism is a type of tourism where travelers go to particular destinations to find out about its cultural and historical experiences. Many of these destinations provide tourists with interesting attractions, events, tours and historic sites. Through cultural tourism, travelers...