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Cahuachi, Nazca

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Explore Cahuachi, an archeological site believed to be a ceremonial center of the mysterious Nazca culture. Discovered in 1922, the site contains numerous pyramids made out of adobe clay, thought to have served as platforms for various religious rituals, burials, and offerings. Roam the vast complex by yourself or on a guided tour, and view the pyramids, temples, and tombs--many of which have been robbed by gravediggers. Learn about the ancient Nazca civilization that inhabited these parts and the ceremonial site, still waiting to be completely excavated and explored. Plan a trip to Nazca easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • The ticket to the interior of the pyramids is not allowed to tourists. However, the building is impressive and closely linked to the Nazca lines, so I recommend do the tour with a guide to better understand
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  • Manage some of the Nazca lines to get, do travel, something amazing. When you arrive, when you realize that still lack much unearth and restore, you asombras by the expansion of the site.
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  • We had our guide Raul from Nazca trips take us. We were on a full day excursion. The history of the Nazca people is revealed here and we got to all lots of questions which were answered exceptionally ...  more »

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The historic city of Nazca is a regional tourist hub, featuring a good set of accommodations to suit a range of styles and budgets. Primarily located in Zone 3, Nazca's main hotels range from the simple and budget-friendly, to grander, resort-style options, providing an array of amenities including swimming pools, spas, and tour booking services. The pricier and plusher options tend to be newly built, whereas the ones that attract the backpacker crowd are usually set in formerly residential buildings on the town's side streets.
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