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The Moche Route follows the most important cultures that settled in Northern Peru between the years 100 and 900 A.D. Important archaeological finds, such as the discovery of the lavish tomb of the Lord of Sipan, the Lady of Cao mummy and the mural...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Valle de Moche, Trujillo, Peru
+51 44 221269
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of this place is amazing. The decoration, paintings and stories will enthral you. Some of the links in the paintings to the world today are uncanny. If you are into history or even if you are not, this place is well worth a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank barbgmk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had visited these site last back in 2001, fast forward to 2018 and the site is more developed/excavated, bigger, better and much more interesting. What I did not like so much is that the city has reached the site and what used to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting. We took taxi from Trujillo and had him wait while we were at site. Stopped at museum for tickets (15 soles), that gets you into museum and huaca. Taxi driver waited as we saw museum first, then drove us the 1/4 mile to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This museum has a fantastic collection of artifacts. Sadly no pictures but it's worth the time to go through and look at everything. The items are in very good shape and well preserved.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is an amazing place and a bit scary as well as they practiced human sacrifices. The remains are astonishing. The colors, the building. The vibrant colors still remaining. The history. The ruler sitting on the top of the building looking down at his people....More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank BettanL
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We stopped here during my exchange program, and while it was not the most interesting museum to me, the museum was great! It was very informative and had a lot of artifacts. It would be great for someone interested in architecture.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Very interesting ruins. Most of us thought it was better than other ruins in the are which are heavily reconstructed. This is the real thing!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

I traveled with my wife last year, we both learned a lot from the Moche culture. Peru is beautiful. The food is very good and the people very affectionate.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I had a spare day after working in Trujillo for a while so booked a driver for 200 PS (probably too much but hey...) and headed out. Having read a few reviews, I agree with the consensus that you should end in this area as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TheTabascokid
Reviewed March 5, 2018

If you are going to see the ruins, you just have to go here first to get the history and perspective. Do it with a docent or an audio tour to get the proper perspective.

Date of experience: February 2018
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