TRUJILLO & HUANCHACO
Trujillo is Peru’s third-largest city, and was also one of the first to be founded by the Spanish. When Pizarro founded the city in 1534, he named it after his hometown in Spain
Trujillo is also the starting point to visit the city of Chan-Chan, the religious and administrative center of the Chimú culture and the largest mud city to have been discovered.
HUACA DEL SOL Y DE LA LUNA
Huaca del Sol y de la Luna. This major archaeological site was built at the time of the Moche culture (100 BC-650 AD), just east of a prominent, freestanding hill, the Cerro Blanco
HUACA EL BRUJO & LADY OF CAO
“Huaca Cao Viejo” is an archaeological site dating back to the Moche culture (100 BC-650 AD). It is a badly damaged, stepped pyramid with a central court that was probably used primarily
MUSEUMS IN TRUJILLO
The Museo de Arqueología, Antropología y Historia is housed in the elegant Casa Risco, a colonial house built in the early 18th century. This charts the development of pre-Hispanic cultures...