Inca architecture - The use of dry-stone walls (Ashlar) - Machu Picchu by Jorge Lascar, via Flickr

Inca architecture - The use of dry-stone walls (Ashlar) - Machu Picchu by Jorge Lascar

What Science Knows about the Culture and Economy of the Inca Empire: Fine Inca masonry work, at Machu Picchu

What Science Knows about the Culture and Economy of the Inca Empire

The Inca were the largest prehispanic empire of South America when it was 'discovered' by the Spanish conquistadors in the century AD.

Ancient+Inca+Architecture+And+Llamma | Ancient Inca Architecture

Description of the historical city of Cuzco in Peru, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including colonial buildings and wonderful sites from the Inca period, Ollantaitambo, Sacsayhuaman and Machu Picchu. another UNESCO World Heritage Site

Inca architecture - an interlocking puzzle

Inca, like other cultures that built massive structures without mortar they used intricate cuts in the rock so that they fit perfectly in place. The exact cuts would be difficult to replicate today lut alone in mass and weighing tons each

Wiñay Wayna (2650 m) (Quechua for "forever #young", hispanicized spelling Huiñay Huayna) is an #Inca #ruin along the Inca #Trail to #MachuPicchu. It is built into a steep hillside overlooking the Urubamba #River.

Wiñay Wayna m) (Quechua for "forever hispanicized spelling Huiñay Huayna) is an along the Inca to It is built into a steep hillside overlooking the Urubamba

Cuzco's Coricancha Sun Temple (pictured) is an amalgam of sacred Inca architecture overlaid with grand courtyards from the Spanish colonial era

You can now fly direct to Lima, where a tasty treat awaits

Cuzco's Coricancha Sun Temple (pictured) is an amalgam of sacred Inca architecture overlaid with grand courtyards from the Spanish colonial era

The Temple of the Condor at Machu Picchu, an example of Inca architecture poetically and spiritually melded with the natural landscape.

Exploring the megalithic Inca architecture, spectacular colonial art and enjoy the adventure with a private local guide.

At home with the Sapa Inca : architecture, space, and legacy at Chinchero

At home with the Sapa Inca : architecture, space, and legacy at Chinchero / Stella Nair.-- Austin, TX : University of Texas Press,

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