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|Description ||The lovely sculpture known as the Intihuatana, or Hitching Post Of The Sun at Machu Picchu. Notice that it is one piece of stone. Most tour guides say the Inca made it, which is probably not true; it could be at least 10,000 years old. It not only points to the four directions, but to magnetic north as well, and their are four sister Intihuatanas on adjacent mountains. While standing close by you can feel the energy emanating from it, but DO NOT try and touch it or lay down on it because the Guards will scream at you! Some believe that the middle/taller part of the stone, because of the rough appearance, was much taller and is now broken off, others believe erosion has caused this. Photo by Brien Foerster - Hidden Inca Tours.|
| Amazing and kind of eerie. Was greatly impressed by an old '50s film about this one when I was a kid.|
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