The Lost City consists of a series of 169 terraces carved into the mountainside, a net of tiled roads and several small circular plazas. The entrance can  be accessed only by a climb up some 1,200 stone steps through dense jungle. Photograph:  Thierry Tronnel/Corbis via Getty Images

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