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. To visit Museo de sitio Huaca Rajada - Sipan on your holiday in Chiclayo, and find out what else Chiclayo has to offer, use our Chiclayo tour planner.
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  • This is a very nice modern museum. With an amazingly nice collection. Similar to top museums worldwide. It is worth to go there specifically to Chiclayo highly recommended
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  • This museum is on the site of the huaca at Sipan where all the gems in the Museum in Lambayeque were taken from. The museum traces the history of the people in the area and the indigenous of the count...  more »
  • This recently refurbished museum boasts the ancient ruins of the Lord of sipan, the beauty of this place is a nearby pond with a charm unmatched. Near the Museum there is a village called Pucalla where you can go to eat at the local market, sell a very good ceviche at a reasonable price, I can attest to the taste of these dishes.
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  • Excellent place
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  • Excellent place
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  • Good exposure
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  • important Museum, very important for the Peruvian archaeology and world because urges us to know more about the discovery of the burial chamber of the Lord of Sipan, which is equated with Tutankhamun's Tomb.
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