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Address: | Oficina 201, Nazca, Peru
Phone Number: 951295636
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A very interesting ruin.. Your mind can run wild!

A remote ruin.. a rough desert drive out of Nazca Peru. Some reconstruction has been done and some is left sorta untouched.. though it looks like looters have down a lot of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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SILVER CITY
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SILVER CITY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A remote ruin.. a rough desert drive out of Nazca Peru. Some reconstruction has been done and some is left sorta untouched.. though it looks like looters have down a lot of damage to the back side. There are pottery sherds and bone fragments spread over much of the un-reconstructed surroundings. There was a watchman at the site, but no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here three times now. We make the trip when we have visitors. They all have loved the ruins. I definitely recommend a guide.

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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its unfortunate that this has been restored as it loses "that feeling" however its still worth a visit. You can see some of the original ruins if you look. Good scenery can be seen from the top of the hill. Take water and hat here as it gets hot.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Its a long ride on a bumpy road but worth a visit to get a better understanding of the nasca heritage. Entry and parking free.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Cahuachi used to be a pilgrimage center in pre-Columbian times, and to see it resurface in the memory of humanity is exhilarating. I came near sundown and the view from far is majestic and mystical. I just loved being able to walk around these pyramids buried in the sand. It is a great energy spot and a sacred site. It... More 

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Coatbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We read about this place in the lonely planet. Coach trips only head here in the afternoon as most people fly over the lines in the morning. We took a private tour arranged by our Hostel. Only 10% of the site has been excavated by archaeologists as there is still lots to be done here. It's great to see an... More 

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

These ruins are reached by traveling over a very dusty, bumpy dirt road for over an hour. They are in the very early stages of being opened up and should be much more interesting in a few years. It's a massive place which is providing some interesting artifacts.

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

With 4 hour buggy tour, you will visit this place! You can walk around the pyramids too. More and more pyramids will be found in the future because some of them are still buried.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A site worth visiting with a guide. It's in the process of being restored and there is no access into the actual ruins - you have to follow a path which leads around the front of it, making it hard to see all the rooms or any of the detail. This may change once the restoration is completed. Not much... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

One could walk around the three pyramids that have been uncovered in the recent years. It was interesting but would benefit from some signage or something that provide information about the use of the different pyramids and some highlights of what they uncovered there. We also went later to the Museo Antonini which has a lot of the artifacts that... More 

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