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Huaca Pucllana

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Neighbourhood: Miraflores
As featured in 3 Days in Lima and 4 other guides
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Address: Calle General Borgono Cuadra, 8 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Phone Number: +51 1 6177148
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09:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Built by millions of adobe bricks, these ruins once served as an...

Built by millions of adobe bricks, these ruins once served as an administrative center and a pre-Inca ceremonial site dedicated to the God Pachacamac.

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Located in the nice part of town this is not really going out of your way as it is mainly a reproduction of the original

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in the nice part of town this is not really going out of your way as it is mainly a reproduction of the original

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of my favorite tours when guests come to visit me in Lima, especially if they are not able to travel to Machu Picchu. It's a peek into ancient Peruvian history right in the middle of the city. It's close to the tourist area of Kennedy Park and walking distance from artisan markets. The tour is available in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Huaca Pucllana is worth a visit for several reasons. First the archaeological site is in the centre of Lima and when you stand at the top of the pyramid you have a wonderful view of the skyline of Lima and its skyscrapers - utterly incongruous. You are not allowed to visit on your own and have to join a group... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked over to Huaca Pacllana from our accommodation in Miraflores because it's so close by and I heard it was pretty impressive. Being able to see something so incredibly old and massive is humbling. The ruins which are still under excavation are immense. How they didn't realise this was here sooner and have it all excavated by now I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been taking clients to Huaca Pucllana for several years now. We always get a great meal with excellent service. However, the setting amongst 5th century ruins is what makes this place special. We were seated on the outside deck, so we had a view of the ruins for the entire meal. The food is excellent, offering a choice of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Current excavations of tombs are still underway at this architectural site. The ability to see the detail of the adobe brick workmanship is interesting. It took a while to understand that this was more of a tomb for multiple revered people and it wasn't a pyramid with common rooms inside. There were common outdoor spaces used for communal gathering, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

These ruins are right in the middle of the city, its very fascinating to learn about how old everything was and how it was made. Tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try to seat outside to see the Huaca ( Peruvian Lima Culture construction). Also inside is a bit noisy. The best of the food were the entrance dishes, which is always a good idea in Peruvian food. The service was good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This pre-Inca excavation was an interesting look in to the native populations of the Lima area. The architecture was distinct and unique from other Inca ruins we had seen elsewhere in Peru. The tour was informative and we enjoyed seeing the lifestyle activities included on site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pre inca temple in the center of Lima which talk about of another history of Peru ! It has a really interesting English tour inside of it !

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