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Plan a visit to Huaca Pucllana

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The Huaca Pucllana which is also called as Huaca Juliana or Pucllana which is a huge structure of clay pyramids, built from seven staggered platforms, which is located in the Miraflores district in Lima, Peru. The name is derived from the Quechua word “pucllay” which means “game”, which can be translated entirely as ‘a place for ritual games’. It is an important administrative centre and an important ceremonial place of the Lima culture, which is a society which developed in the Peruvian Central Coast in the years 200 AD and 700 AD. The ancient Peruvian civilizations can be seen without trekking into the Andes. Huacas is a local name for the historical ruins, which are in a large quantity and can be seen everywhere in the neighbourhood, which are fenced for their preservation.

See also : Visit the upscale district of Miraflores

The Pucllana Temple or also called as Huaca Pucllana is a major attraction in the Mirflores district. This ceremonial centre was built in the 500 AD in the cultural height of Lima’s history. The sites have been excavated and restored to discover the artifacts and mummy. At night the Huaca is illuminated creatively giving it an aura of a movie-set. You can visit a restaurant which is present on site, which serves amazing haute cuisine which is cooked by an international chef, making your trip even better. The restaurant is open till late nights where you can dine enjoying the spectacular view of the site. They offer various tour facilities, where the last tour start half an hour before closing.

Visiting Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 09:00 to 17:00 hours.
Closed on Saturdays.

Address: Calle General Borgoño cuadra 8 S/n, Lima, Peru

Contact: +51 1 6177148"

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