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Great site

So Sipan is where they uncovered several undisturbed tombs 20-30'years ago. Basically it had not... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
AcbMei
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Small site

The interesting thing was that the tombs were found in a small pyramid rather than a huge one. They... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Bezi
,
London, United Kingdom
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Mar 30, 2018
“Great site”
Sep 20, 2017
“Small site”
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Sipan, Peru
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

So Sipan is where they uncovered several undisturbed tombs 20-30'years ago. Basically it had not been identified and some locals discovered that under the dust and mud was a pyramid temple. They dug down found a tomb and started selling their new found treasure. Luckily...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

The interesting thing was that the tombs were found in a small pyramid rather than a huge one. They have reconstructed where the bodies were found and it has been well done. As all the contents are in the museum there is not much here....More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place, most of the people think the Ina empire is the unique important culture in Peru, but you can find more than that, this Pre-Inca people were so amazing in what their way to live, their organization, their ceramics, there's so...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Did this site as part of a full day tour. We were there very early, however we got the feeling that not many non-Peruvians get here. The site I where they excavated the Lord of Sipan along with a number of other Moche burials. It...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2015

Fairly good bilingual information panels but either a guide or a previous trip to either or both of the museums (one on the other side of the road, the main one in Lambayeque) will greatly improve the appreciation of what you see.

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Reviewed January 17, 2015

After I got over the surprise of learning about this ancient culture even existing, the experience became even more enjoyable. The museum in Chiclayo is an amazing first stop to capture an idea of the grandiose nature of the tombs as part of the indigenous...More

Thank Ken P
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was interesting because we had a great private guide who gave us the history of what we are looking at , how they are still excavating and trying to save this site, we continued to museum and liked that also, having a private guide...More

Thank bonitadi1
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

Maybe we were a bit 'ruined out' but we weren't that impressed with Huaca Rajada. There is a below average museum there included in the S8 entry which doesn't really have much in it. We were told that this was because the site had been...More

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