The Shocking Discovery Of The Lost Medieval Citadel Of The Incan Empire | Myth Hunters | Chronicle

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In the 16th century, the Inca Empire faced Spanish conquistadors and fled deep into the jungles of Peru, where they built a last stronghold called Vilcabamba. American explorer Hiram Bingham, driven by a desire for fame, sought to uncover the lost city of Vilcabamba. Bingham’s expedition, funded by various corporations and his wife’s wealth, led him to Machu Picchu, a remarkable Inca site he initially believed to be Vilcabamba. Bingham’s legacy endures as he played a pivotal role in uncovering one of the world’s great wonders.

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