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The Moche Route follows the most important cultures that settled in Northern Peru between the years 100 and 900 A.D. Important archaeological finds, such as the discovery of the lavish tomb of the Lord of Sipan, the Lady of Cao mummy and the mural...more
We stopped here during my exchange program, and while it was not the most interesting museum to me, the museum was great! It was very informative and had a lot of artifacts. It would be great for someone interested in architecture.
I had a spare day after working in Trujillo for a while so booked a driver for 200 PS (probably too much but hey...) and headed out. Having read a few reviews, I agree with the consensus that you should end in this area as...More
The Mochica culture fluorished some centuries before the Incas in the north region of the country. Its main religious center was located in the Huaca del Sol and Huaca de la Luna (closely located each other). You can easily visit them from Trujillo and experience...More
You may go here to see the ruins ~ and they are incredible...but the museum is informative, well-done, has great lighting and beautiful artifacts along with intriguing stories that then make the visit to the ruins more remarkable. (I highly suggest beginning at the museum).
Another not to be missed site in the Trujillo area. It is a UNESCO space. Archaeologists still working, but beautiful carvings exposed. This pre-Inca Moche cultural site has quite a bit of restoration....to much, but was done when this was in vogue.