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Pachacamac, Lima
(4.2/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Walk through the remains of an important Inca settlement that thrived for more than 1,300 years at Pachacamac, an archaeological site a short drive southeast of Lima. Originally dedicated to Pacha Kamaq, the Inca god believed to have created the Earth, the site remains a work in progress, with archaeological digs and restoration projects expected to continue for years. Once the restorations are completed, the ruins are expected to look significantly more impressive to visitors. Climb to the ruined settlement's centerpiece, a sun temple offering sweeping view over the sea. Plan to visit Pachacamac during your Lima vacation using our convenient Lima trip itinerary planner.
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  • If you are into paragliding, you should really visit this place. It is a nice area, totally different than Lima. 
  • I've never been to a place so interesting for lovers of history is a wonderful place. I recommend taking a sunscreen and OK for a walk into the past.
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  • A place to visit, with great views from the top to the ocean and surrounding areas, with a small Green Valley-is regrettable that there are houses that have encroached on part of the reserve
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  • Una pequeña pero importante recopilación de lo encontrado en Pachacamac y en sitios arqueológicos cercanos. Muestra la arquitectura, la cerámica, textilería y orfebrería de este importante sitio de peregrinación prehispánico.
  • This is a great site. Very different than the Incan ruins one goes accustomed to on a trip to Peru.
  • Interesting place with lots of history. Its better to do it walking then by car.
  • Lovely place to learn about the Inca period or the history of Peru.
  • Very interesting place