Complejo Arqueologico Wari, Ayacucho

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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. Plan to see Complejo Arqueologico Wari and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ayacucho trip planner .
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  • The place is spacious, it is interesting to observe the architecture of the Wari culture, and how these buildings will continue to hold through the passage of the years.
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  • More cultural which you can visit in Ayacucho. It is worth to go. Especially with a guide to well understand that it is and its history.
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  • The story that keeps this site will make you reflect on the incas, a conserved site and worth visiting, at the door of the enclosure is a Knight who will charge you 15 soles for the visit, although it is known from memory what you have to say I think it is enough information for the visit, I have no doubt that if they ask more he knows to respond. You can go with kids, Mummies and skeletons.
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