It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District in Peru. The site is located above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cuzco and through which the Urubamba River flows.
It was built around 1450.At the height of the Inca Empire. Its construction appears to date to the period of the two great Inca rulers, Pachacutec Inca Yupanqui (1438–71) and Túpac Inca Yupanqui (1472–93). Abandoned 100 years later. It was found at 1911 by archaelogist named
Picture of Hiram Bingham
Intuhuatana is believed to have been designed as an astronomic clock or calender by the incas.
Its name is derived from the local Quechua language.Inti means "sun" , Watana means "root" (to tie). inti watana is literally an instrument or place to "tie up the sun", often expressed in English as "The Hitching Post of the Sun".
that is the picture of an Ufo above the macchu picchu , is it real or fake?