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Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 | Close to Lurin, Lima 16, Peru
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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
+51 1 4300168
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Reviewed 20 December 2014

A very good look at Inca and pre Incan ruins A very large area. you need to do a lot of walking to really understand the site. a guide would be recommended to understand fully what you are seeing. a hat and a water bottle...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Wow - this site is massive. You'll drive around this site, stop at specific stops where the stone palaces and temples are, read the informative placards, then walk around but you cannot enter anything or get too close. It was settled by several cultures starting...More

2  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Impressive Inca and Pre Inca ruins close to Lima. Covers about 400 acres and is gradually being improved. Suffered abandonment for a long time but the majesty of the original construction van still be seen. Tour guide is a must and there is some walking...More

Thank Andwin1
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Well worth the trip from Lima. Extensive grounds with very good interpretive posters at each site. Great views from the top of the Temple of the Sun, including an ocean view. Allow at least 2 hours if you are walking the grounds. An alternative is...More

3  Thank advoctae
Reviewed 3 November 2014

If one has the time (and some Spanish), I recommend making the trip to Pachacamac part of the adventure. Having been given excellent directions by the Swissotel concierge, I scrambled into a "collectivo", paid my 1.5 Soles fare and bounced through the traffic until we...More

4  Thank Garnet C
Reviewed 26 October 2014

The ruins at Pachacamac, its history, and its location overlooking the ocean were most impressive. Although we booked with another company (a long story) we ended up going to this site with Lima Vision. As has been said elsewhere their tour would have benefitted with...More

1  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I did not make it to Machu Pichu on this trip to Peru but wanted to see some ruins so I took a private tour of Pachacamac. My driver picked me up early so I was there just before a few groups of school kids...More

2  Thank Leslie100482
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Went to the Pachacamac ruins today and really enjoyed it. interesting history and amazing views. One bit of advice is not to go with a tour company who charge $60+. We paid a taxi driver 40 Sol, and 10 sol for entry (about $20). The...More

2  Thank Rubber B
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

This tour was saved only by the fact that it was backdropped by some fabulous ruins! As for our tour guide and the general process of being shuttled to and from Pachacamac, only one word can describe it! Rip off! You can get a bus...More

1  Thank victordelor
Reviewed 12 September 2014

All these ancient places have always something special. They were selected centuries ago by their founders because they had a special atmosphere. Well, the ruins of this archaeological site perhaps are not outstanding but the special atmosphere is still there. It is worth a visit...More

Thank JoseGines
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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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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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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.