Machu Picchu is considered  to be  a ‘Royal” estate. It was only used for approximately 80 years until the arrival of the Spanish  conquistador.The estate belonged to Pachacutec. It was built around 1450-1460. Built in the classical Inca style..Located in the  Eastern Cordillera of Southern Peru on a mountain ridge  7,970 ft (2,430 Metres) above see level.