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Cerro Sechin

Casma, Peru
+51 43 421829
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Site with crap Museum

The site is well worth visiting and provides a valuable insight into the development of a riparian... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Uncle_Martin
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Junction 10 M6
It's real easy to miss!

Regardless of which way you are traveling to/from Casma, the narrow entrance to this complex is... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
LarryM708
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Roseville, California
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“museum” (6 reviews)
“civilization” (2 reviews)
“drive” (2 reviews)
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Casma, Peru
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The site is well worth visiting and provides a valuable insight into the development of a riparian civilisation. Go, experience, imagine and speculate. History in the raw.

Thank Uncle_Martin
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Regardless of which way you are traveling to/from Casma, the narrow entrance to this complex is very easy to miss. Best counsel: Look it up on Google Maps, open Street Level, and "drive past" the entrance virtually. I'm serious! Anyway, once there - start at...More

Thank LarryM708
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

A really interesting site. Little seems to have been written about it and the guide books give a few lines at best. The wall shows various body parts as well as rulers/warriors. Reminded me of the corridor at Monte Alban in Mexico. There is also...More

2  Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 12 June 2015

There are 4 Sechins from memory however this is the first and most visually appealing in my view. Interesting walls of horrible deeds performed on the vanquished warrior. The museo is just OK....a few nice birds around here too

2  Thank Gtirman
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We visited October 30 after spending the night in Casma, as a stopover during our drive up the coast. It's an arid dusty place without many customers. Beside us, there was a group of school children. Our guide teaches English at a local school. He...More

1  Thank indrablanco
Reviewed 4 March 2015

All of these reviews are actually talking about Cerro Sechin, not Sechin Bajo. Sechin Bajo is an interesting site archaeologically, but not much to visit. Cerro Sechin is one of the great archaeological monuments of Peru. This is where you find the extraordinary carved figures...More

4  Thank Llywinda
Reviewed 7 February 2013

As you drive down from Huaraz to the coast, you enter the Sechin River basin and irrigation potential of Peru’s arid coast becomes apparent: orchards and farms and mango groves stretch to the desert mountains. This is where civilization may have begun for the first...More

5  Thank Patrick63PaulaToo
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