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Machu Picchu, one hundred years of magic and beauty
Peru today (07 July)  celebrates 100 years of discovery of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the new seven wonders of the world. Located in the jungle department of Cuzco, is the most visited tourist destination in the country - AFP / Andina
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Among the celebrations is performing a ceremony called Tinkay. An actor plays the Inca Pachacutec, who performs his salute to the four, which divided the Inca Empire: Chinchaysuyo (northern region), Antisuyo (Northeast), Collasuyo (south) and Contisuyo (southwest). Through this traditional ceremony will take place an offering to the Pachamama or Mother Earth. - AFP
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The Inca was, together with their priests, responsible for leading the ceremony, which made ​​offerings, including a vicuna, a different Apus of the area, the mountains in the Andean culture and character of divinity are among those includes the mountain which gives its name to the ruins. - AFP
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The outgoing president of Peru, Alan Garcia, traveling to Machu Picchu to attend the ceremony celebrating the centenary of the "Lost City of the Incas." There will be a concert and play of light during the event that Unesco was asked to brief and low number of visitors to safeguard the preservation of the citadel, declared World Heritage Site in 1983 - AP
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Although construction began, according to the dating of carbon-14 to 1430-some 100 years before the arrival of Spanish conquerors, when it was abandoned even work continued, as shown by the presence of walls in the process of polishing and ramps the transport of stones still to be cut. - AFP
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