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Central Plaza in Aguas Calientes, Peru.
Peru

The central plaza in Aguas Calientes, Peru.  The large statue in the center is of the Inca Pachicuteq who may have been responsible for the construction of Machu Picchu.  Aguas Calientes is the main stopover point on the way to Machu Picchu. 

Copyright: Joe griffin
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Uploaded: 15/04/2012
Updated: 23/07/2014
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Tags: aguas calientes; peru; machu picchu; pachicuteq
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