Castillo de Chancay, Chancay

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#17 of 34 in Historic Sites in Lima Region
Overlooking the Lima coast sits Castillo de Chancay, a replica medieval castle. Built in the 20th century, the attraction now hosts a range of activities for visitors of all ages. A flamboyant mixture of old and new, this large resort includes its own museum of Peruvian artifacts, live medieval shows, a swimming pool, children's entertainment, and sports facilities. Choose from numerous restaurants and the opporunity to sample local wines produced on site. Accommodations are available, as well as camping in the grounds, allowing you to explore the resort all under one roof. Work out when and for how long to visit Castillo de Chancay and other Chancay attractions using our handy Chancay vacation generator.
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  • July 31, 2017
    The entrance cost US 20 Suns adults and 10 children, garage 10 soles. Upon entering the Castle, you can photograph you with a sort of replica of the Fontana di Trevi(para mí carece de sentido, ya que no tiene relación con la cultura Chanca, así como otros espacios que se mezclan con otras culturas y escenarios remodelados) but anyway I think that they try to make the visit more enjoyable. A two circuits can be found (a small Museum of culture Chanca and also Moche, more a living room filled with replicas of some animals and finally a few mirrors where you can see with short legs, long, short, chubby... and B circuit with small rooms of what used to be the castle in its early days, since from the time they have mucjas remodeling...) a gazebo type replica of the covadonga... a room with chairs and tables where you can buy wine and sit back to enjoy with friends, family or take it home. You can also shoot you with an OWL that perches on your arm (extra charge). There are several rooms to go, you can buy a souvenir or craft, the Castle offers a nice view of the sea.
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  • July 31, 2017
    Not be nor as describe it, this place is a mixture of several unfinished and irrelevant things, ornate decor without any identity, looks like a market, disappointing. And the food, the worst, ask chancho Al palo and it was impossible to eat, reheated and taste horrible. Lousy place, ever had to be a historical and interesting site, now it seems to a neighborhood fair, side entry, do not pay the price for anything. And the parking lot 5 soles.
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  • July 30, 2017
    The castle of Chancay currently is a very picturesque place full of statues and facades with figures or drawings as of the Roman times, india and others, that in my opinion take the essence of what should be a medieval castle. The best Castle is the view of the sea and its small museum where you can see supposedly part of the Chancay culture, I say "supposedly" because I am not an expert of the matter, also, stuffed animals can be seen in the Museum. In relation to the cost of the entry something expensive I think for what is offered; However, if one visits or through Chancay, the castle is a place that you can not miss.
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  • July 18, 2017
    Chancay castle is a beautiful modern folly, it embraces several ancient cultures Romans, King Arthur and India. Inside is a small but interesting collection of ancient artifacts including mummified bodies. It would appeal to children and adults alike and I for one am glad I stopped by. The views along the coast are magnificent.It doesn't cater to English speakers but it's still a lot of fun and cheap. Think Disneyworld meets Incas and King Arthur. Good old fashion cheesy fun.
  • June 11, 2017
    Nice place
  • July 29, 2017
    So expensive
  • June 10, 2017
    Pronto ire
  • June 14, 2016
    A local favourite. If ya like pork, eat it here!!

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