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Address: Nazca, Peru
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How to get three. Coming from Nazca DO NOT take the turning right signposted to Cahuachi a few hundred metres after the airport which will have been on your left. That road is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Lima, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Just arrived the place look spectacular. Clear marked paths to follow but the paths only allow to visit a tiny portion of this beautiful citadel. More paths are needed, for example to top of main pyramid or around the whole complex

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

How to get three. Coming from Nazca DO NOT take the turning right signposted to Cahuachi a few hundred metres after the airport which will have been on your left. That road is rough with several turnings that could mislead you. Its also 25km of rough road, very rough in parts. Instead continue for approximately 5 km and take the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This used to be the city center for cultures living in the Nazca region, and was quite important - that's why this is built on a hill and when you climb up, you can see pretty far. The front of the attraction has been refurbished and reconstructed, which makes it look nice. However, once you get to the top/in the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

after travelling 20 k on dirt tracks in desert came to site of nazca ceremonial town dating from bc period. huge site with pyramids and plazas apparently over 6sqk although only small area (2sqk)excavated. we were the only visitors and there was no ticket office or official presence at all.this will rank high on tourist attractions in the future so... More 

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Mandalay, Myanmar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I am not one to get too excited about organised tours. We have been travelling for two years now and was so surprised by the quality of this Alas Peruanas 'sand buggy' tour I feel compelled to highlight it. A friend came on holiday to visit us travelling around Peru so, mainly as he was joining us, I looked for... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

they have some pyramids built there that i've never heard about and also interesting graves here you can see human bones everywhere that have been preserved for hundreds of years

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Drumheller, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We hired a man who took us in his personal car to these ruins. It's an hour outside of Nazca only 24kms but the road out is pure crap hence the travel time. Our guide had told us there is no fee for this attraction since the road is so sketchy. We arrived after 4pm, so there was no one... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

These structures are interesting to visit and quite impressive. There are set paths to walk around and you can view the structure from a distance and so the experience is good, but limited. When taking the tour make sure the guide is well versed in English as this may make the visit better. Ours tried hard, but had limited information... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Well before the Inca Civilization the Nazca people built their pyramids along the Nazca River in the desert, from the only material available, mud, sand and water. This huge ceremonial site (dating back to 100-300 AD) is a relatively new discovery, most of it is rebuilt, but it is still under reconstruction. Has not been a major attraction but it... More 

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Siam Reap Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is in the a well though out sight for viewing. So that you get a feel for what it was like there has been a lot of reconstruction. There are very few facilities here. What was good was that we were the only two people there apart from the man in the hut who likes to be given a... More 

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Address: Nazca, Peru
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ica Region  >  Nazca

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