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Puruchuco

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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... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2015
travelbug1525
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London, United Kingdom
Site Museum and Adobe Inca Ruins

I can't remember all of the details, I was there in 2004, but I think this site is worthy of a... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2011
Dan O
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Aug 3, 2017
“Amazing”
Oct 12, 2016
“Small site, maybe not worth the detour.”
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Located right outside of downtown Lima, this archaeological site has unearthed thousands of Inca mummies and artifacts.
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Puruchuco is one of the ruins I consider the best in terms of culture and location. Why? Because it is very near the city center. When you get in to the place you can smell antique, not only that there are quite lots of masterpieces...More

Thank MaritaZ925
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.

Thank Ignace D
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...More

1  Thank travelbug1525
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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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...More

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