Huaca El Dragon, Trujillo

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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. Add Huaca El Dragon and other attractions to your Trujillo trip itinerary using our Trujillo tour builder app .
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  • September 27, 2017
    Of archaeological complexes do not know if is that it is the poorest or beginning of year rains they had to disable much of the place. Anyway as a historic place is important and is undoubtedly good to meet him.
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  • September 10, 2017
    This visit cost entry is included in the circuit of chan chan. Is mejir to visit it with a guide
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  • September 9, 2017
    It is part of the tourist circuit of the city of Trujillo. It shows different figures friezes. There are parts that already not you can enter to prevent damage.
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  • February 8, 2017
    Zona Arqueologica
  • July 29, 2017
    Ok
  • December 4, 2015
    Very intricate carvings
  • August 3, 2017
    Very interesting. It is impressive. Spectacular, no doubt our ancestors had a mastery of nature and the incredible construction. A very advanced urban planning concept to its time.
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  • August 4, 2017
    Place where you can see the structures of mud from our ancestors with great cultural value, is part of the circuit of chanchan
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