National Museum of the American Indian will present the Inca Road "Qhapaq Ñan" System
Qhapaq Nan, a road network of more than 40 000 km and more than 500 years old, represented a feat of engineering Inca, a clear example of this is "Machu Picchu" since its inception can be seen that received no damage with the passing of time (torrential rains, earthquakes).
Qhapaq Nan, is the subject of the first bilingual exhibition of the National Museum of American Engineering of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington (USA).
"The Great Inca Trail, building an empire," this event will be completely free from the June 26, 2015 until June 1, 2018 (3 years) in the US capital, this in order to give more options to meet the 6 countries that inherited the road system (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina).
Fact: The road system known today as "Qhapaq Nan" was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 2014.