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Pachacámac - Ruin Lima - Peru

Roughly 31 kilometers (19 miles) south of Lima you will find the ancient city of Pachacámac. Begun in 200 A.D., Pachacámac was expanded by the Wari tribe and then incorporated into the Inca empire. It’s the closest major archeological site to Lima. Major buildings include the Templo del Sol (Temple of the Sun) and Palacio de Mamacuña (House of the Chosen Women). The site has a very interesting mix of architecture styles.


Antigua Panamericana Sur Km. 31.5 / Distrito de Lurín

Lima, Peru

Ruin Types:

Travel Tips: There is a gift shop, if you want to take something home to remember it by, and café located in the ancient city, if you need a snack after admiring the ruins.

Price Description:

Adults $2.60; university students, teachers, retirees $1.50; children $0.40

Relative price: Mid-Range

Open Hours from:Tuesday-Sunday 9 a.m.

Open Hours to:Tuesday-Sunday 5 p.m.

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

Contact Information:
Phone: 51-1-430-0168

27 Jan 2012

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