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Inca trail to Machu Picchu

Puyupatamarca or Phuyupatamarca is an archaeological site along the Inca Trail in the Urubamba Valley of Peru. Due to its altitude of roughly 3200 metres,[1] it is known as "La Ciudad entre la Niebla" ("The City Above the Clouds").[2] It contains Inca ruins, with five small stone baths which during the wet season contain constant fresh running water.[3]


  1. ^ British Museum (Natural History) (1987). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History).: Botany. The Museum. ISBN 978-0-565-08014-3. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Benoit, Luis J. (1947). Viajes por el Perú, centro y sur. Editorial P. T. C. M. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Jenkins, Dilwyn (1 October 2003). Rough Guide to Peru. Rough Guides. p. 169. ISBN 978-1-84353-074-9. Retrieved 16 July 2012.