La Huaca del Sol, Trujillo

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When visiting the desert's two ancient temples, don't miss La Huaca del Sol, a museum showcasing artifacts recovered from the archaeological sites. Once the capital of the Moche culture, which thrived in the area from 100-600 CE, the temple complex has fascinated archaeologists and historians for years. The state-of-the-art museum--designed in a similar pyramid shape--houses some of the best finds from the temples,. Admire ceramics and ornate textiles, and learn about the Moche people, their way of life, traditions, and beliefs. Using our international travel planner, Trujillo attractions like La Huaca del Sol can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This museum exhibits notable findings from project archaeological pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, promoting the dissemination of knowledge achieved on the website, as main center of the Moche society.
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  • Worth but will ready to go. Climbs and long distances are together. A lot of history involved. With recordings in the clay to tell
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  • The 'reveal' of the walls shown in this photo captures the amazement of this archaeological site. You will be in awe of the Moche!  more »
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  • Overlooked from Huaca del luna. Surprisingly not many tourist here.
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  • Cute place
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  • Very good, beautiful site, worth a visit... excellent place.
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  • Without words to describe so much belleza😍
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Trujillo offers surprisingly few sleeping options for a city of its size, featuring only a few mid-range hotels suitable for the majority of visitors. If all you need is a decent bed in a quiet part of town, look for hostels catering to budget travelers. Visitors who don't need to stay in Trujillo itself can also consider the nearby beach town of Huanchaco, which offers more choices at a range of prices.
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