Travel Blogs from Chiclayo
... Moche sights round Chiclayo. We walked up this hill to get a good overview of the Chimu sight at Tucume and also went to see the excavations at Sipan. We also went to the Museo de Tumbas Reales del Señor de Sipan. This is a fantastic museum with a lot of treasures from the Moche culture. Lots and lots of precious jewellery is on display and also lots of ceramics. All the ceramics looks like it´s new. This museum and the Chimu and Moche cultures should be ...
It's quite rare to be able to view any gold or silver treasures in Peru as most was ransacked and melted down by the Spaniards from 1532, or later looted by grave robbers. However, some still remain and fine examples are exhibited in museums around the Chiclayo area which I was really looking forward to viewing!
My first tour, again with a locally run company attracting mainly ...
... urban districts: Chiclayo, José Leonardo Ortiz, La Victoria, Pomalca, Reque and Pimentel) and the third largest metropolitan area of Perú.
Founded by Spanish explorers as "Santa María de los Valles de
Chiclayo" in the 16th ...
I don't want to leave Huanchaco but I need to move onto Chiclayo if I’m going to have enough time there to see everything I want to before I need to be in Ecuador.
We find the place to buy our tickets and for some god unknown reason this is not the place where the actual buses leave from. Into a taxi which should take 10mins but we hit wall after wall of traffic. Forty stressful minutes later we arrive at the terminal and jump straight onto the ...
... built on top of it. Which means that each of these rooms contains any number of priceless artifacts, including tapestries, jewellery and pottery. After seeing the site we went into a small museum showcasing some of the findings - incredible pieces showing the progression of the art forms over a few centuries.
From Tucume we went to the Sipan Museum, a very well put together collection housing discoveries made when the tombs of Sipan ...
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