Ghosts of Machu Picchu

Located high in the Peruvian Andes there is an ancient city known as Machu Picchu, it is a ruin that appears to defy explanation. Who were the mysterious people that built this extraordinary place and for what reason did they build it in this particular location?

With no defensive wall it doesn’t look like a fortress, instead there are fountains and small pools, temples and strange alters cut from granite but little else to explain how a people who didn’t have iron tools or even the wheel could have created such a masterpiece and why.

For the first time new research is finally solving these mysteries by examining the bodies and bones of the people who once lived here, there are also clues to be found far below the city and underneath it and in the stories of mummies. Will all these revelations finally lay the Ghosts of Machu Picchu to rest?

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  1. even to this day the fucking catholics have a frigging lot to apologise for.. isnt religion wonderful

  2. cities that rival ancient rome? rather surpass the cities of ancient rome i reckon.

  3. i wish it had English subs :/

  4. Actually much better than I anticipated. I learned a lot about Machu Picchu that I didn’t know.

  5. An interesting insight into the engineering of the Mach Picchu site and how the Inca’s made it possible to build (and last to this day) a city on such steep land, in an area with such high rainfall, without the whole place sliding down the mountain. Accompanied by meaningful CGIs. A solid documentary. WATCH IT!