Huaca El Dragon, Trujillo

3.4
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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  • This Chimu construction pyramid is made of adobe. It was a religious monument and also ceremonial and administrative center. The temple is inside and around it are walls.  more »
  • An amazing pre-Incan site, extensive with excellent displays. I recommend a guided tour in which your guide can tell you about the civilization that built this amazing place.  more »
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