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Museo Tumbas Reales del Senor de Sipan

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Address: Av. Juan Pablo Vizcardo y Guzman, Lambayeque, Peru
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US$40.00*
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Lord of Sipán Royal Tombs Museum Tour
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US$122.00*
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Chiclayo Private Archeological Tour: Huaca Rajada, Tucume and Sipan Royal Tombs

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Bring on the bling!

So Sipan. Pretty much as awesome as it gets if you want to play fantasy with tomb raiding and bedecking yourself in jewels. Start with an archeological complex not really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So Sipan. Pretty much as awesome as it gets if you want to play fantasy with tomb raiding and bedecking yourself in jewels. Start with an archeological complex not really discovered until 1987, with a spot of pre-looting. Discover 5 layers of burials. And have the site so visitors can see it. Intriguing question - why bury guards with their... More 

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Paris
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was a jaws dropping museum. The fortunate few who are able to see this treasure will enjoy an experience free from crowds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I´m pleasantly surprised and amazed by this museum. It had an incredible collection of exquisite artifacts found in the tombs of Señor de Sipán and the Elder Señor de Sipan. If you go, make sure to hire a guide for them to explain the story and the meaning of each item, the stories behind the rulers, and to give you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is only about 10 years old and has all the artefacts taken from the huaca at Sipan before the looters raided everything. 10 soles entry, you have to leave your cameras at the cloakroom. The first level about the history of the indigenous peoples is in Spanish and English but after that, there are no English translations -... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

It is one of the best museums in Peru. Here you can see all the objects made in gold and silver of the Lord of Sipan, the old Lord of Sipan. The great advance in the techniques of orfrebreria is very surprising, there are earmuffs, nose rings, bracelets, banners, headdresses, in gold all of them. There are also chaquiras of... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Unless you know about the pre-Inca history of Peru, you don'y have an idea of how developed the Moche civilization was. Something totally different than visiting Cusco and Machu Picchu.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best museums of S. America. Shows mainly how the tombs of the Sipan rulers were discovered with its impressive handcrafted givings at their burial. Museum seems to be well managed, excellent showcase of beautiful artifacts. We had an excellent tour guide in Spanish though (did not notice how well described things were in English). The museum is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I expected a bit mor after reading all those reviews and spend there at last 3-4 hours... but you actually can make it within one) Don't get me wrong I enjoyed every single moment in the place just it came out smaller than I thought. And by the way it was open on Monday (2nd January 2017) but it should... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Take 2 hours to see everything, including the video. If you do not understand Spanish get an English speaking guide at the entrance, because 95% of the signs are only in Spanish.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is an incredible museum, a little disappointed I couldn't take pictures, but I cranked up my mind pictures! Tombs, jewelry, outfits of the nobility, skeletons (perfect for Halloween), pottery (maybe the best I have seen), Photos of the discoveries. Guides are available in multiple languages, English, Spanish, French, who knows what others! Easy to get to from Chiclayo.

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