Museo de sitio Huaca Rajada - Sipan, Chiclayo

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Learn about the ancient cultures of Peru at Museo de sitio Huaca Rajada - Sipan, a museum displaying artifacts from the archaeological site on which it sits. Most of the artifacts on display come from the tomb of the Lord of Sipan--a warrior priest of the ancient Moche culture--and other tombs discovered in the same complex. Admire the artistry of the jewelry and ornaments, displayed in softly lit rooms, and gain a better understanding of the funeral rites of the Moche culture. Opened in 2009, the museum also offers engaging exhibits on the work done by archaeologists, explaining their techniques and aims to visitors of all ages. Put Museo de sitio Huaca Rajada - Sipan into our Chiclayo road trip planning website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Chiclayo.
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  • It's worth with a guide to go. Some background knowledge is needed to understand the finds from the pre Inca period. With guide, it was interesting. Not overwhelming, but definitely worth watching.
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  • The site museum exhibits pieces in replica but is very good, especially q is a few blocks from the place where the remains of the Lord of Sipan were actually found. It is a visit not to be missed, it is really impressive. Forced to go.
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  • We had the good fortune of visiting the Museum with Luis Chero, one of the archaeologists who made the discoveries and now director of the Museum of site of Sipan, a unique opportunity to listen live explanations. The visit to the huacas was Seyra/Seyla hand (I'm not sure write it well, forgive me) another archaeologist working at the Museum... another luxury girls both of them. We will come back to see us.
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  • The museum at the actual archaeological site is far superior in concept and execution to most other museums of Peruvian antiquities. For one thing, it is very well maintained, and also you are allowed to take photographs inside the museum. there has been a concerted effort to keep the artifacts here in Peru, and not to have them exported to the global antiquities trade, as often happened in the past.
  • A top Museum well prepared and you can also to the tombs. If have you seen!
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  • Sipan is an archaeological site moche in the North of Peru, consisting of a set of pyramids or temples, also known with the name of Huaca Rajada. It is famous for its royal tombs, being the most renowned of the so-called Lord of Sipan.
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  • A super nice Museum. I personally liked it better we the Museum in Lambayeque (Museo Tumbas real de Sipan), since on the one hand you can make photos, can visit the tomb and the left can see left of the temple. As a student, you come for 3 Sol. An adult paid 9 SOL.
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  • An excellent day
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