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Puruchuco

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Address: Lima, Peru
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Description: Located right outside of downtown Lima, this archaeological site has...
Located right outside of downtown Lima, this archaeological site has unearthed thousands of Inca mummies and artifacts.
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Intellectually interesting

If one were an anthropologist or an archaeologist, this site would no doubt be fascinating. But otherwise it's just a big pile of masonry, and when you climb to the top, you have... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2014
CarmichaelVentura
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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

If one were an anthropologist or an archaeologist, this site would no doubt be fascinating. But otherwise it's just a big pile of masonry, and when you climb to the top, you have views of laundry drying in the mist.

Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

I can't remember all of the details, I was there in 2004, but I think this site is worthy of a review and I didn't see one here so I'm adding mine. After seeing the National Geographic special on the Puruchuco mummies I decided that this place was worth a visit. The attraction consists of a site museum and the... More 

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