"Ancient landmark whose name translates to high city" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 24 Dec 2023

"Ancient landmark whose name translates to high city" NYT crossword answer is:

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The answer to the crossword clue NYT (December 24 2023) is Machu Picchu. This ancient landmark is located in Peru and its name translates to "high city" in the Quechua language. It was built in the 15th century and is believed to have been a royal estate or sacred religious site for the Inca Empire. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular tourist destination, offering visitors a unique insight into the culture and history of the Inca people.

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