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Spectacular light show at Machu Picchu

Peru celebrated on Thursday the 100th anniversary of the scientific discovery of Machu Picchu by American adventurer and archaeologist Hiram Bingham, Reuters reported.

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View of the Inca city of Machu Picchu in Cuzco, Peru, on July 7, during celebrations of the one hundredth anniversary of its 'discovery' by US explorer Hiram Bingham.

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Colored lights projected on to Machu Picchu on July 7.

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Performers attend a light show at Machu Picchu on July 7.

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