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Address: Lima, Peru
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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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Tiny but interesting

Only a tiny part of the site is open to the public; it contains a small museum and a reconstruction of a palace. The museum does not house any of the mummies now but I was told... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 6, 2015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Reconstructed temple complex in a not so attractive neighbourhood. Nice so see how it must havd lokked lkke but compared to the other sites in Petu a little disappointing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

Only a tiny part of the site is open to the public; it contains a small museum and a reconstruction of a palace. The museum does not house any of the mummies now but I was told they might get them back next year. The palace looks unimpressive but I thought it was nicely done and I found it fascinating... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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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