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Pachacamac

Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 | Close to Lurin, Lima 16, Peru
+51 1 3215606
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Temple of Pachacamac Half-Day Tour from Lima
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Half-Day Tour to Pachacamac Archaeological Site plus Barranco and Chorrillos
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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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Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 | Close to Lurin, Lima 16, Peru
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Very interesting archaeological site; there is a small museum currently open on site however they are in the process of building a larger one. Archaeologists have uncovered Inca roads as well as the building which gives an insight into how they connected with other areas....More

Thank Martiewidnes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

If you have time and like this sort of thing, def worth the visit. Make sure you take drinks and food with you as not many shops. It's around 45mins outside of Lima. You can take a tourist bus from Kennedy Park Thursday to Sunday...More

Thank Paresh P
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It seems the Peruvian government has only recently taken interest in preserving these ruins. The Temple of the Moon was very well done up. The other excavations are in the process of being presentable. In the future, I believe this will be a very fine...More

Thank ButaTokyo
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Pachacamac is interesting as it gives a different take on pyramids. However these pyramids aren't very very well preserved and the Peruvian government are making an effort to preserve now. Visitors were only allowed around the pyramids not inside or through pathways, which made the...More

Thank Naima M
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Pachacamac is largely unexcavated, but selected sites are there for the viewing. The signage, in English and Spanish, is skimpy so you really need a guide that can put everything in perspective. This was a holy site for a sequence of civilizations beginning in the...More

Thank NorthArrow
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I went here as part of a group of 10. We had to guide our bus driver with gps as there were no road signs to indicate the turn off from the pan american highway. The walk around was nice, but it was hard to...More

Thank ChicaGuarani
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Pachacamac is about an hour outside downtown Lima. We took a tour, which was recommended by our hotel (Girosoles). The tour was in English and Spanish and the guide was excellent. She had knowledge of the history of the site and explained it in an...More

Thank NancyPicthallFrench
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We visited Pachacamac as part of an all-day Lima tour. It was combined with the city tour. I had never heard of this site, and figured, why not. This was a pre-Inca site practically in a desert about 30 minutes’ drive from Lima. It is...More

Thank carlosm1951
Reviewed 20 July 2015

If you have the time and want to get out of the city then a trip to these recently discovered ruins are in order. While the sites are still an ongoing work in progress with restoration on going, the various temples and pyramids are interesting....More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 15 July 2015

There was so much history in this place! It is absolutely worth visiting! There is quite a bit of walking, so def wear shoes.

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dsalm0n
6 September 2017|
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Response from jillthursby | Reviewed this property |
I took an uber to and from Pachacamac. It was about s/60 from Miraflores. I also got my guide when I arrived, there were several waiting for groups. I think we paid s/25 for a guided tour for 4, which was very reasonable.
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Ivo T
26 August 2016|
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Response from 40luis | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are some guides in the entrance museum, prices are aceptable however, ask what is the scope of his work, due that if you don't close it at first, it could made you half way guided... Take a hut and some water with... More
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4 February 2015|
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Response from TimothyScanlon | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend hiring a tour guide who can provide transportation and a narrative so you know what you're seeing. It's not expensive and definitely worth it.
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