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Huaca del Sol y la Luna

Campinha Moche, Trujillo, Peru
+51 44 600424
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Campinha Moche, Trujillo, Peru
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"huaca del sol"
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"machu picchu"
in 14 reviews
"an english speaking guide"
in 10 reviews
"twenty years"
in 4 reviews
"guided tour"
in 15 reviews
"wall art"
in 5 reviews
"adobe bricks"
in 8 reviews
"human sacrifices"
in 5 reviews
"archaeological site"
in 16 reviews
"mind blowing"
in 7 reviews
"an excellent job"
in 4 reviews
"ancient culture"
in 5 reviews
"northern peru"
in 11 reviews
"great museum"
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"sun temple"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is huge! Only partially excavated, but you will understand why when you visit. Really amazing and breath-taking. The artwork is so well preserved on the walls of the temple. Buy your tickets at the museum (5 soles for the museum and 10 soles...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The site is great but does need some work. In order to fully enjoy this place I would recommend taking a guide that speaks good English and knows the history of the place well. I see there are many people that spend only 20 minutes...More

Thank Frederik_1988
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extensive exposure, restoration and display of artifacts of the Moche society in the valleys and hills near Trujillo. The religious building (Huaca dl la Luna) is available to visitors, the administrative (Huaca del Sol) was not - it is as yet not as uncovered. The...More

Thank R D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Trujillo to stay for a night in Huanchaco between Tumbes and Lima. You can find minivans going to the Huacas at the Avenida Espana, they drop you off at the Museum where you can buy a tciket to the Huacas Only the Huaca...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The archealogical sites north and south of Trujillo were just fabulous to see and wonder how on earth these people constructed them so well, given the lack of tools in their day

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sun temple is dissolving adobe bricks. Big pile of them though. Moon temple is also deteriorated, but because it was built up on older temples, sizable areas of those earlier temples have survived intact, including the paint. Gives you an appreciation of what these...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited in Feb and was truly amazed by these sites - very interesting is on a guided tour to learn about the culture behind the ruins being excavated. Lots of work also going on to protect all the unearthed parts and was such a surprise...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

This was part of our Tour of the Moche people and this stop was phenomenal! We were in awe and inspired by so much of it. We had seen a number of impressive things on this tour and this stop did not disappoint. To walk...More

Thank PeeDeeR
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The Mochica culture fluorished some centuries before the Incas conquered a vast region on South America. Now we can know more about them through this beautiful temple they used as their main religious building where ceremonies and human sacrifices were held and depicted throug splendid...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

I really liked this ancient site a lot. There are tours (though mostly in Spanish) that take you inside, The cerro (hill) by which the huaca de la luna was built is very special. No wonder it was deemed sacred by the ancients. Don't miss...More

Thank SpaciousEarth
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Response from Paraisooo P | Reviewed this property |
All turist guides speak English . You go there and the all outside , all of them have the permission of the museum to do the tours and they don't charge much money !!
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February 19, 2015|
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The site itself cost 10 soles, you can get here by local bus for 2.5 soles, or a taxi from the center of Trujillo for around 10 soles (1 US$ is about 3 soles). You can also join one of the shared tours with a guide who... More
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