machu picchu beautiful view

machu picchu beautiful view

But afterwards it was proved that Machu Picchu is not Vilcabamba. According to one theory, it was the royal retreat. Other theory states that it was a religious place. Also it is believed that it was an ancient fortress. Because of its location, the city was easily defendable. Think of the steep trail and drawbridges – it was really difficult to conquer the city. But still nobody knows which theory is the true one. That is why it is so mysterious.

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