Why is Machu Picchu considered one of the Seven Wonders of the world?
It is considered by many to be the most spectacular urban creation of the Inca Empire and one of the most important heritage sites in the world. It sits on top of a mountain, 8,000 feet (2,430 meters) in the tropical forest, offering spectacular scenery with significant endemic biodiversity of flora and fauna.
Is Machu Picchu a great wonder of the world?
Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary in 1981 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. In 2007, Machu Picchu was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in a worldwide Internet poll.
What is the Machu Picchu wonder?
Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historic Sanctuary in 1981 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. In 2007, Machu Picchu was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in a worldwide internet poll.
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Is one of the new seven wonders of the world located in Peru?
14:53 | Cusco (Cusco region), Jul. 7. July 7 marks the 13th anniversary of the day the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu was named one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. On that day, shouts of joy echoed all over Peru, mainly in Cusco, where a cosmopolitan party took place.