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Huaca El Dragon, Trujillo

(3.8/5 based on 170+ 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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  • This temple is small close of Chan-Chan the Huacas of the Moche, but framed drawings on the walls are very nice, remember a little Aztec and Mayan peoples in Mexico. Can be filled with the arrival at the same time of several tourism groups.
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  • It is a well-preserved huaca in which you can appreciate the designs of walls. I recommend that you make the visit with a tour guide, so that you can know all the details and even more appreciate the historical value of this place. Suggestions: Go with closed and comfortable shoes for walking, carrying camera and selfie stick.
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  • It is a huaca, nothing dazzling, but it is part of a tour that sold there, being several huacas, as everything you learn.
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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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