Tumshukaiko, Caraz

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  • July 2, 2017
    Very close to the plaza de Caraz place to go not for long. It is not well preserved. PRE ruins are incas from where you can see the city of Caraz.
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  • June 14, 2017
    Just 3 minutes by car from the Plaza de Armas of Caraz - in the new Victoria district, sector Cruz Viva-, is the archaeological site of Tumshukaico. We made our first visit with the last light of the day, after returning from a long visit to Paron lagoon. As the site is open and without any income restrictions — in fact it is intrusado with housing-, toured it intuitively following which assumed a trail for visitors. It leads to the top of the location, from where you have a pretty broad view of black and white mountain ranges. It impresses the type of construction of the walls, very skilled workers and with curved sections which could have defined a large structure. Stairs to the top and underground passages that we not try to explore are also appreciated. We decided to retire by poor light and return the next morning, hoping to find personal that discover us the secrets of the place. The next day we were welcomed at the entrance an administrative employee who recorded our personal data, explained to us that there are no guides to tour the site, nor owned brochures so that we could learn us about the history of the site, but that could travel at will on our own. Once again we appreciate, but in more detail, the degree of intrusion that has archaeological enclave. Finally, we perform the same circuit that the previous evening. Just returning from the trip to Peru, we collect information from the site on web pages. Recent research (2009) propose that the monument belongs to the late Preceramic (about 2500 BC), including sediments above shows evidence of a later occupations of Huaylas, or Recuay Culture around 300 BC - 500 ad in the so-called intermediate period early. It is considered one of the 14 most ancient America (found in the post 10) with a minimum length of 2500 years before our era. This monument is considered the largest found in the Callejón de Huaylas, since it's a construction of 300 x 200 x 50 meters of altitude. In the construction were found, ornamental type, different engraved plates made from technical incised, along with heads clavas. Prints would seem to be, by the similarity, a history of those found in the cerro Sechin Temple enclosures. Tumshukaiko, whose quechua name means 'here in the Center", is a new discovery in which newly began research in 1992 by students of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, to continue in 2002, and finally in 2009 at a deeper level, to thus enable it for tourism. Unfortunately in 2017, is not appreciated that the site is put into value for tourism.
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  • February 5, 2017
    The care of the site has improved a lot. There is a person that registers all visitors and local guides available that explain everything related to this important archaeological site in the Callejón de Huaylas. There is to go.
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