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Site of 1st Empire to rise up in SA

Well worth your time. It is loaded with the fascinating remains of a once powerful culture... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Ayacucho, Peru
Informative Museum

We visited this museum during a tour organized by Urpillay Tours and were glad they suggested it to... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2016
Marnie C
Alameda, California
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Jun 24, 2018
“Site of 1st Empire to rise up in SA”
Jun 19, 2016
Carretera Ayacucho-Quinua, Km. 23 | Pacaycasa, Ayacucho, Peru
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Well worth your time. It is loaded with the fascinating remains of a once powerful culture. Currently there are at least two archeological digs going on. The place is greatly improved over past years. Go as early as possible or be prepared for heat and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank waltw234
Reviewed June 19, 2016

The Inca get all of the publicity. The Wari were just as amazing!!!! Sadly the funding is not there to put as much into digging as there should be. They only charge 6 soles to enter. When Incan ruins charge 130 soles! THIS IS A...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed April 29, 2016

We visited this museum during a tour organized by Urpillay Tours and were glad they suggested it to us as it gave us a nice overview of the various places we visited around Ayacucho in the following days. If you've already done the Larco Museum...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Marnie C
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice buildings, but very small museum. Barely one room-full. A couple of good pieces, but that is about it. Bathrooms do not have water. The ruins should be researched and excavated to bring its former glory back to life.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Daniel R
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Best to get your background information on the Wari culture before you visit the ruins. The museum is very small and limited but what is there is not bad. The single room shows pottery, a few mummies, skulls (showing trepanation and artifically deformed shapes), beads,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank MARiner22
Reviewed February 25, 2015

Located on a spot with fantastic scenery, the excavations are currently only very limited in extend. One can still easily see the several wavy walls in the landscape. Further is a round, presumably ceremonial, site excavated as well as partially the graveyard. Excavations are ongoing,...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed January 22, 2015

To see 1,000 year old ruins uncovered is very interesting. The site is still an active archaeologically and will continue growing.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Craig K
Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Had loads of time to explore and get a feel for this place , is a lot more to uncover as of Oct 2014 , had visions of the sights and sounds of the people who built it , gave me goosebumps ....

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank travelnod
Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We went on museums' day so we could entered for free. It was really educational and the nature around the place it's amazing.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Obtuzo
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Interesting not only for those who love the ancient cultures but for everybody, it is very well shown from the very beginning of History until the colony. Another must to visit and get stunned of Peruvian pre Inka anciant cultures.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Myriam1964
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