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El Brujo, Trujillo

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Uncover the secrets of the ancient Moche culture at El Brujo, one of the most important archeological sites in modern day Peru. Built sometime between the 2nd and 7th century CE, the ruined pyramid displays a range of detailed reliefs and murals depicting the Moche way of life, as well as evidence of later Lambayeque and Chimú influences. Examine the still-preserved tattoos on the body of Señora de Cao, the first governess discovered in Peru, whose remains rest at the site. Consider the importance of her discovery--it suggests that traditional cultures more than a millennium old placed some degree of importance on gender equality. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to El Brujo by using our Trujillo tourist route planner.
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  • Visit highly recommended... with a beautiful site, Museum of great sensitivity and architectural beauty, which honestly fits into the landscape
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  • It is our Chicama Valley you can enjoy the experiences of our Mochica-Chimú there is the Museum of site and enjoy the rich gastronomy of the town and the chicha rich of the Cordova.
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  • Is a penalty that not stop make photos in the Museum the Lady of Cao is impressive as is to preserved his skin and hair is can see their tattoos in hands and feet leave photos of the guaca
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