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26 Apr 2017
“Beautiful, and interesting!”
12 Apr 2017
“Worth every minute”
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

We enjoyed our visit here. It was a great chance to learn about the history of Trujillo, and understand more of colonial life, I enjoyed the artwork, and the mahogany desk of Simon Bolivar. The tour is free-- worth a stop!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank EcuadorExPat
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Old mansion which gives the visitor an unique sight into the ways of life in ohter centuries. I enjoyed the visit very much. A great passtime for families, friends, couples. If I'm not mistaken, the entry was free, but just to be sure, check it...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed January 5, 2016

The "casa" tour of Trujillo is over-rated. I'd not bother going out of my way to visit these buildings. A simple quick peek inside is good enough.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank thetraveldoc
Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is a classical and historical mansion which fronts the Plaza de Armas. Simon Bolivar lived here after Peru's independence. There are several beautiful courtyards, as well as period furniture (also Bolivar's desk), a coin and money collection, as well as some Moche, Chimu, Chavin...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank georgesB4777WE
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

On the main plaza, free to visit this old colonial house. Interesting, especially with someone the has some historical knowledge.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 653carll
Reviewed November 21, 2015

On the plaza de Armas this museum is well worth a quick look. Free to enter with a guide available, if you want, this place is is well preserved and has a little money bit thrown in for good measure. Good way to pass half...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Aidan80
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Entrance is free after presenting ID (copy of a passport is sufficient). There are guides who'll walk you through the house and explain to you what you see. There are some interesting things in there (Sion Bolivar's desk, contraptions they used for water purification, a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank travelbug1525
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Traditional colonial manor worth visiting . If you only have time for one manor visit !! this is the one ! Great guides

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank PepePitMD
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Entrance to this magnificent colonial home is free but you will need to show your passport. We took a Spanish-language tour. I don't know if they are offered in English. Many of the rooms on the tour are furnished. There is a desk reported to...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank moonflowerperfume
Reviewed November 17, 2014

A lovely and grand Colonial mansion with beautiful courtyards. Free admission, and currently owned by a bank (I think). A nice quick diversion to imagine a way of life in times gone by.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Linda S
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