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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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