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Puruchuco

Lima, Peru (San Isidro)
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Ranked #112 of 136 Attractions in Lima
Type: Historic Sites, Cemeteries
Description: Located right outside of downtown Lima, this archaeological site has unearthed thousands of Inca mummies and artifacts.
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442 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

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.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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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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