Machu Picchu Intipunku
Intipunku is another archaeological site located within the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, which is located in the highest part of the hill " Cerro Arequipa" on the left bank of the river Vilcanota .
It is called Sun Gate because during times of the year it seems that the sun rises in the lytic gate was probably ceremonial function conditioned on a terrace.
Its structure is rectangular in shape , can be seen on a platform a staircase that goes to the east, was possibly used as an observatory of military and religious .
In Intipunku are some simple, sober and simple , Inca buildings of great historical value .
All these archaeological sites strategically located in places make us understand the great organization that took the Incas in Machu Picchu.