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Huaca El Dragon, Trujillo
(3.8/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Explore an archeological site dating back to the 12th century at Huaca El Dragon, featuring one of the best preserved Chimu temples in the world. Excavated in 1963, the monument contains friezes depicting human figures and a rainbow. Visitors can climb ramps leading to the temple's summit, where you can spot large bins said to contain bones of infants. For more information, stop by the onsite museum, or hire a guide to get the most out of your experience. Plan to visit Huaca El Dragon during your Trujillo vacation using our convenient Trujillo trip itinerary builder.
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Reviews
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  • wonderful temple with impressive wall frescoes, which can be admired from the vicinity, no extra costs
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  • It's impressive to see what these people so ancient civilizations were able to do without any kind of technology. Is the smaller archaeological site of Trujillo, but you can't lose!
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  • Huaca Arco Iris, a very discreet! In the middle of the city, this ruin is in excellent condition but somewhat forgotten what is deplorable.
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  • Very intricate carvings
  • huaca bastante conservada, vale la pena visitarla
  • Very interesting,
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  • Historic place!
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  • It is a simple huaca
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