Machu Picchu, Peru

The population of Cuzco is well over 4,000 today.

See the city of Cuzco and Machu Picchu (5:25 through 7:30 for Machu Picchu)

 

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu, on a mountain top in Peru. (CC BY-SA 2.0, ©2008 sharon_k)

 

A lush canyon in the Andes.
A lush canyon in the Andes. This was the path the Incas had to travel to transport the
massive stones used to build their city high atop Machu Picchu. (CC BY-SA 2.0 ©1999 Ellie
Enking) (low resolution image)

 

Temple of the Sun
Temple of the Sun (also named “the watch tower”). (2006, public domain)