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Complejo Arqueologico Wari, Ayacucho

Categories: Ruins, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Discover the ancient capital city of Wari with a visit to Complejo Arqueologico Wari, all that remains of the Middle Horizon civilization that preceded the Chimu and Inca cultures in Peru. The Wari empire ruled from 500 to 900 CE, and its excavated capital city reveals the civilization's well-organized residential, administrative, and religious areas. The mortar clay and slate ruins reach up to 12 m (39 ft) in height in some places and bear revolutionary rectangular subdivisions--both signs of cutting-edge architecture for the time. The complex also showcases some of the excavated treasures, including skeletons, sculptures, and ceramic pots and plates. Before you head to Ayacucho, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Ayacucho itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Ayacucho has to offer, including Complejo Arqueologico Wari.
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  • You must know, for history buffs. We need to organize space and invest in tourism infrastructure, still worth it to be a place of great interest
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  • If you like the history you can go. Offer it as part of another tour. It is better to go with a tour guide.
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  • Very interesting archaeological complex, better understood the greatness of the first Andean empire, as well as the challenge that lack put it in value so that it is most visited by foreign and domestic tourists.
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