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Huaca Pucllana

Address: Calle General Borgono Cuadra, 8 | Miraflores, Lima, Peru (Miraflores)
Phone Number: 511 6177148
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Type: Ancient ruins, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Built by millions of adobe bricks, these ruins once served as an...
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Type: Ancient ruins, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator
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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

It's a pre-Inca ruin that has been discovered and excavated in the city. This large adobe and clay pyramid dates back to the Wari culture of 500-900 AD, and served as a ceremonial and ritual offering site. Interestingly, the Wari used a bookshelf style of construction in which bricks are laid vertically, and are highly resistant to earthquakes. Intact mummies... More 

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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

it was closed when i went but the restaurant was open., the food was good albeit geared towards the tourist and thus overpriced,. the staff at the pyramid let me enter the site for free even though it was closed, i got to walk around and take all the picture I wanted. cool place.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

We had a terrific lunch here, typical Peruvian food, was delicious. The ruins were very interesting as is the small museum attached to it. Well worth the time.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Life in Peru from ages past, with the amazing architecture that has withstood earthquakes for centuries is so unique and different from anything in North America. VERY hot in the summer time (January and February), but worthwhile. We petted a hairless dog, heard about the 600 varieties of potatoes grown in Peru, and learned much about an old way of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Huaca Pucllana offers a wonderful tour in Spanish or English of their well maintained facilities. Learn about the life of customs of this people group that were projected to live in early AD. It is an easy walk around the ruins but does contain some climbing up stairs as well as some potentially tricky footing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place itself is a nice archeological site with a beautiful restaurant where the sight, the environment, the food, and the service make a liason to give a memorable dining experience to the patrons.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You have to go to it, take the guided tour, take pictures from outside, try to pet the peruvian dogs, bokk to eat at the restaurant, it´s a very good thing to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stumbled across this place, it was defiantly worth the 10S entrance fee and the tour guide spoke good English. The history here was very interesting and I think it's a must in the area

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Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Besides a very good gourmet restaurant a HUACA PRECOLOMIBIAN. You can try a good fish or even one moe ceviche. I had about five ceviches in LIma and none were the same...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is not worth a detour, but if you are in the area you could check it out. There wasn't a lot of information about the sight and the person there didn't really care to explain anything. Nearby there were many artesanias shops that you should peruse.

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