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Delve into the mysteries of Mochica culture on this journey to the Sun and Moon Temples, ancient pyramids, and a local workshop where you'll meet a Moche family. Visit the religious center of Mochica culture in Peru, built in the 5th century. See the Sun and Moon Temples, ceremonial sites that were central to ancient Moche civilization. Here, ceremonies were held and ancient sacrifices may have taken place. Developed between 100 A.D. and 900 A.D., these impressive adobe structures once housed the Moche elite. View two large pyramids: the Huaca Las Estrellas and the Huaca del Cerro Blanco. Admire the spider geoglyph and other buildings, before visiting the workshop of a traditional Moche family. Learn about their culture and ways of life. At the Huacas de Moche Museum, get more insight into city life and Moche culture through the exhibits. Marvel at the beautiful ceramics and learn about Moche symbolism.
Visit the Sun and Moon Temples, tombs and homes to the elite and sites of ancient ceremonies and sacrifices.
Explore the archeological complex, viewing two large pyramids: the Huaca Las Estrellas and the Huaca del Cerro Blanco.
Visit a workshop where you'll meet a Moche family for an authentic introduction to Mochica culture.
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KeyCard and photo identification
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Hat and sunglasses
Jacket or sweater
Pregnant women and guests with back/neck problems should not select this tour.
Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting this tour.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 30 yards.
Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
Location Salaverry (Trujillo), Peru
Salaverry (Trujillo), Peru
Tour Code I64L
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