South America

Machu Picchu: Incredible Inca Ruins

American archaeologist Hiram Bingham rediscovered Machu Picchu in 1911. Be an explorer and visit the ruins of the Inca -- pre-Columbian South America's most advanced civilization.

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Urubamba Valley

The Sacred Valley of the Incas, or Urubamba Valley, is located in the Andes Mountains near Cusco, Peru, and just below Machu Picchu.

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