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Huaca Huallamarca, Lima

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Delve into Peru's native history at Huaca Huallamarca, a pre-Columbian burial site. Located in the heart of the city's financial district, this massive adobe pyramid structure houses an ancient burial ground. Make the trek to the top of the pyramid for panoramic views over the city and surrounding areas. Don't miss the onsite museum for the chance to see artifacts, including a mummy, found during numerous excavations of the site. Make Huaca Huallamarca part of your personalized Lima itinerary using our Lima trip itinerary maker.
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  • Close to the Sonesta Hotel, walking, visiting in short time, a small museum with the funerary bundles, the Huaca rebuilt, entrance 5 soles.
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  • Worth visiting if you are within walking distance. Example of Pre-Incan structure with a tiny one room museum with artifacts found on-site. Includes some examples of mummies.  more »
  • It was nice seeing a bit of the original culture in the city. It is very hot in Lima so climbing up can be extenuating, but it's cool to see what the archaeologists have found and understanding the cu...  more »
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  • There aren't any guided tours but the site is compact and we'll laid out. Unlike Huaca Pucllana this site is quite well preserved as the Incas used it after it was built by the Lima people. The attached museum has some lovely specimens. At only 5 soles it's a bargin
  • Great archeological site of the Lima culture. Not enough info at the site.
  • Really worth a visit. Surprised there weren't more people around.
  • Great site at San Isidro
  • Not as impressive as Huaca Pucllana, but still a nice place to see if you have extra time while in Lima. It's a nice oasis among all the new high rise buildings, and you can get a real un-spoiled look into the Huaca and learn about the time period in which it was built