Huaca Pucllana



NileGuide Expert Says:

Perfect for taking the kids.

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Address:

General BorgoƱo Cuadra 8
Miraflores
Lima 18 Lima, Peru

Neighborhood:

Miraflores

Contact:

tel: +51 1 617 7138, 617 7148, 617 7336, 445 8695
fax: +51 1 445 8695
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Strenuousness:

No Sweat

NileGuide Expert tip:

Remember to book a table at the luxury restaurated located there!

Description:

An monument from the ancient Lima culture (200 AD and 700 AD), this is a huge, pyramid-shaped construction built with hand-made clay bricks, consecrated to the adoration of the Moon and the Ocean, which is believed to have served as a ceremonial and administrative center, and a as a place for celebrating religious rituals. Huaca Pucllana has been under investigations for some 20 years, and some of the archaeological findings are currently on exhibition at a small site museum located there. You can have a guided tour in English or in Spanish, including its small flora and fauna park. Open Hours: Wed-Mon, 9am-5pm. General Admission: S/.10, Kids only pay S/. 1.



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