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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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Private Tour: Pachacamac Archaeological Site Including Barranco District

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If you are in Lima, you must visit this place!

This place was amazing and they do a great job of showing you around. There were four of us on this outing and we had our own personal tour guide who got in the car with us and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 February 2014
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Newcastle, california, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014

This place was amazing and they do a great job of showing you around. There were four of us on this outing and we had our own personal tour guide who got in the car with us and showed us the different pyramids and gravesites, temples, and housing areas. Very interesting stuff and she spoke both Spanish and English, which... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

We were really glad we visited this site. It is an active dig site with a small museum. There are good examples of Incan architecture. There is also a portion of the North-South Trail that connects other religious sites with this site. We could not go to the big site, Machu Picchu, so this was good second. As Bekah23 stated,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

The museum is interesting, with lots of great information not only about the archeological findings in the area but in a larger context. The guide we hired was perfectly bilingual and gave us the tour in English. She was very knowledgeable and gave us a lot of extra information about tales and beliefs about the area. The ruins are great.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014

I found this to be a very interesting place, awesome that you can see, desert, ocean and Andes all in one view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014

You have to travel a little to get there but worth it. Very interesting ruins. Use one of the local guides attached to the museum, very informative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

one of the most interesting placves that I have seen in long time, I really recommend for other visitors

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2013

I visited several museums in Lima and I liked them a lot but I am "outdoor guy" so I wanted to see some outdoor attractions. Pachacamac really amazed me. Please consider to go there earlier before it gets too hot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2013

Interesting pre-Inca ruins in the coastal desert and Lurin Valley which was home o the most respected and feared oracle of the Andes who was known as the Lord of the World.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

We took Ecuadorian friends to visit the Pachacamac sanctuary. It took us only 30 minutes from Lima to get there. We asked a local guide to show us around and it was worth it. The sanctuary is very well organized and signs helped you understand the ruins. If you have a free morning during your stay in Lima it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

The ruins are worth a visit if you want to take a drive down the coast as well. The drive down and back gives you a good look at the countryside but I found the ruins not so interesting and I love history. The ruins are very large and not very spectacular especially if you are rushed for time in... More 

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