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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  • Provided that they can visit a museum or a huaca, don't know all what you will learn. This place is full of history that if you can hear it will show you various mysteries. Preferred.
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  • It has all the information about the culture and the huacas are good although lack them greater maintenance.
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  • Excellent site Museum, very well designed, in such a way that it does not break the harmony of local, small, cozy and illustrative ecosystem.
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  • Unlike the Royal Tombs Museum allows photos, it is much smaller and simple but it complements well with the above mentioned Museum.
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  • It tells the story of the discovery of the Lord of Sipan
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  • Beautiful experience culture with the family walk
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  • Beautiful tourist place
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  • Beautiful Museum, impressive.
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The city center, northwest of the airport, provides comfortable rooms in modern hotels located both on side streets and attractive boulevards. A few older establishments, colonial-Spanish in appearance, occupy some of the nicest spots in the downtown area. Consider looking in the residential areas for rental properties and family-run guesthouses--both represent good options for budget-conscious travelers and those on a longer stay.
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