Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu date from the fifteenth century. It is one of the most known archaeological sites in the world and the fourth building included on the list of New 7 Wonders of the world. Hidden in the Andes Mountains, the sacred valley of the Incas called Urubamba, Machu Picchu was made known to the world in 1911 by the American historian Hiram Bingham. Since that time, the Inca site has become a major tourist attraction but also a subject of study for scientists and historians.