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Of the 200 buildings on Machu Pichu, this is one that is worth paying attention to. It is located on the Sacred Plaza and will be recognized by its three distinct windows and its rectangular building shape. The neat thing about the windows is that...More
The Temple of the Three Windows is another remarkable structure showcasing the extensive astronomical knowledge and genius of the Inca. Its trapezoid windows are perfectly aligned to the sun and are sometimes referred to as Windows of the Universe. They are said to represent the...More
On the walk through the temple you can see the three windows with a compass to the left showing the south west and east with two north's for magnetic and actual. Shows tu he people were more advanced tu han we thought.
This structure has only three walls with its three windows aligned to the sunrise, but it is thought there were originally five windows. It is here, in front of the three windows that half of the famous Inca Cross or Chakana, or four sided cross,...More
As previous reviewers have indicated the stonework is absolutely amazing. We saw this feature at eye level and then later in the day saw it from below and it was almost better from below. The engineering to create this is mind boggling. The surrounding views...More