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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. 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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  • This museum's site is really spectacular, the ruins are very well kept and maintained. The mix of the civilization and the nature really allows understand the relationship man / land of yesteryear.
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  • Excellent visit, I can only say what larguita, salts feeling more proud at the end of the visit, @ of the Peru, ancient country.
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  • This complex has much historical value, its buildings are very impressive. Recommended.
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