Take in the extensive views of Machu Picchu from Intipuncu, one of the city's most important archeological sites. Dedicated to Inti, the Incan sun god, the gateway once served as a part of the fortress that overlooked the roads leading to the city. Today, its vantage point offers some of the best views of all of Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountain peaks. Despite the inclining terrain, the relatively short 1.6 km (1 mi) hike over the stone-paved road from Machu Picchu to the gateway is not too difficult. The trail offers excellent views along its entire length, so even if you don't ascend the entire way, the hike remains worthwhile. Wear sturdy hiking shoes, bring your camera and plenty of water, and note that the path can be slippery when wet. Discover how to plan a Machu Picchu trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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Era porta principal de Machu Picchu onde que chegava apartir dali tinha acesso a cidade e demais locais importantes. Rende ótima fotos .... more »Was the main gate of Machu Picchu where that came from dali had access to city and other important places. Yields great photos ....
Les + - la vue incroyable - le chemin moins physique que la Montana Les - - s'il y a beaucoup de monde on se sent vite coincé une fois arrivé PS Sur le chemin, c'est l'un des meilleurs point de vue su... more »The + - amazing view - the less physical than the Montana path-if there is a lot of people feels quickly stuck once arrived PS on the way, it's one of the best views on the site
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