Machu Picchu Facts – 71 Hidden Facts About Machu Picchu

Interesting facts about Machu Picchu

Only the first 400 people are allowed to go up by the mountain.

Machu Picchu city was populated by 1000 people.

Quechua and Spanish are the languages spoken.

Each of the stone used to build the city weighted more than 50 pounds.

Smallpox and other diseases unknown to the New World killed an estimated two-thirds of the Inca population.

Peruvian government has set limits of max 2,500 visitors per day and only 400 visitors per day into Machu Picchu, to reduce the number of tourists to the site.

Machu Picchu is made up of over 150 building that includes baths, houses, temples and sanctuaries etc.

Machu Picchu means “old peak” in Quechua language.

Machu Picchu is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

The citadel is divided into two parts: Hanan and Urin.