Category: Inca

The 12-angled-stone mystery of the Incins are something that we can't do nowadays.

Inca Architecture

Inca architecture (or Incan architecture) has been fascinated people throughout history. A lot can be said about the intriguing Inca civilization. One of the most intriguing aspects of this culture is the way they built many of their structures. What sets them apart is the way they created their walls. These walls consisting of interlocking stones. From a modern perspective, this way of constructing walls is very laborious. Certainly not

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The capital of Cuzco in relation to the Incan empire

History of Cuzco Peru

Early history What do we know about the history of Cuzco, Peru? There are numerous stories about the origins of the Incas and the founding of their capital, Cuzco. Many of them share some basic elements, but vary greatly in detail. However, they all agree in naming Manco Capac as the first Inca ruler. Inca origin stories can be divided into two groups. Those that hold that Manco Capac came

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An AI artist rendition of Macchu Picchu

The Incan lost city of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu elevation The Machu Picchu elevation is a hair below 8000 feet just over 2400 meters above sea level. The legendary ‘Lost City of Machu Picchu’ is without a doubt the most important and well known tourist attraction. It is located in Peru and is one of the world’s most impressive archaeological sites. The Incan architects and builders It is built by the Incas on the summit of “Machu

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Rendition of An Incan religion ritual

Inca Religion

Religion among the Inca was highly formalized, based on obedience of laws. It was a very serious matter with no acceptance for disobeyed laws. An annual cycle of religious festivals was regulated by the extremely accurate Inca calendar. Ceremonies in Inca religion Inca ceremonies and rituals, monthly and frequently elaborate, primarily centered on agricultural and health concerns, particularly the growing and harvesting of food crops and cures for various illnesses.

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