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The Sacred Plaza

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The Sacred Plaza - Machu Picchu

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From this square, you can admire the beauty of the mountains, covered with subtropical vegetation, in the background you can see perpetual snow and the Vilcanota River at the foot. This Plaza is surrounded by temples and from there comes its name. It limits by the north with the main temple. It limits by the South with the house of the high priest. It limits by the east with the temple of the three windows. Bordered by the west with semi-circular foundations that could be a high curved wall that would give more beauty to the whole. Here the popular ceremonies were carried out and also perhaps the Inti Raymi or festivity of the Sun. All the evidence indicate that the place was destined for different rituals.

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