PERU Aguas Calientes, sometimes referred to as Machupicchu Town, is a town in Peru on the Urubamba River. It is the closest access point to the historical site of Machu Picchu, which is 6 kilometres away, and a lovely place to stay overnight
The world famous Machu Picchu found in Peru. Machu Picchu was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti. Often referred to as the "Lost City of the Incas", it is perhaps the most familiar icon of Inca civilization.