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Pachacamac

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Address: Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 | Close to Lurin, Lima 16, Peru
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+51 1 4300168
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09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located only 31 kilometers from Lima, these ancient ruins are all that...

Located only 31 kilometers from Lima, these ancient ruins are all that remain of an important religious center that was constructed more than 1,000 years before the Inca Empire.

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Temple of Pachacamac Half-Day Tour from Lima
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Private Tour: Pachacamac Archaeological Site Including Barranco District

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Great museum and interesting ruins

We drove with friends to this museum on the southern edge of Lima. The museum is relatively new and although not very large, I found it very good. We spent an hour there and it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drove with friends to this museum on the southern edge of Lima. The museum is relatively new and although not very large, I found it very good. We spent an hour there and it provided nice explanations and time lines for the various pre-Colombian civilizations in Peru. After the museum we explored the actual ruins - it can make... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited these ruins with our guide but if you can manage to do so on your own you can then walk around them at your own pace. Our guide kept pushing us to hurry up as we would be late for our next stop. This was annoying as you really did not get a chance to get a good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a tour with the majority was Spanish speakers The tour basically talking non stop from Spanish to English/6 of us. He did an amazing job 👍🏼👍🏼

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Thank Joe T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pachacamac was about 45 minutes outside of Lima. You can do this as a tour or on your own. We paid a driver to take us out there and drive us through the site. We got out and explored at a every stop. The Tempol de Sol is definitely a hike. You get dusty but it is worth it. I... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit, especially the well-designed museum. We had a private tour guide so we were able to learn more and really appreciate the site. The site was rather hot and dusty. Be sure to bring water and wear lots of sunblock.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is close to lima and the place offers a lot of restaurants and activities. it is ok if you have nothing to do and you wanna escape from traffic in the city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very interesting if you like history and there is a great view of the sea if you climb up and walk around the sun temple. The trip there was good but we hit traffic on the way back and it took a good two hours to be back into the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great morning day trip . We booked a tour with a guide, and driver and it made the tour perfect. You can drive to each site and get out and read the info, take pictures and walk around in designated areas. You do get to see Incan and 3 pre Incan cultures including the Wari and Lima.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Instead of heading to old Lima we chose instead to visit the ruins in Pachacamac. We had an excellent guide through Limavision tours. He was able to describe the ruins, history and surrounding countryside talking about the past and present. The tour offered plenty of time to explore. Is an amazing museum and facility with views of the ocean and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you are interested in history and ruins, then you should not miss this one. I have been lucky to view many ruins, and really can't get enough of seeing every new one I can see.

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