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Huaca Arco-Iris or Huaca El Dragon

Chan Chan, Trujillo, Peru
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Chan Chan, Trujillo, Peru
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

While this temple is well cared for, it was an anti-climax after my visit to Huaca de luna this morning. It's included in the 10 soles ticket for Chan Chan, Chan Chan museum and Huaca Esmerelda (4 sites for 10 soles) If you're short on...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Misnamed with dragon reference according to guide. Art depicts combination of animals rather than dragon

Thank scotttrobertson
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Great huaca to visit in the middle of the city. Walled off and very popular. They did not have any english guides if you are english speaking.

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I'm sure at one time this site was far from the city of Trujillo. More recently urban growth has surrounded and enclosed this structure, so it loses some of its grandeur. Unlike the large palatial complexes north of the city this is a very walkable...More

Thank JHinnecke
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

this is small tour but is pretty the good thing is that if you coming from the others huacas this will be a plus one jejejeje

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Fascinating Chimu shrine. It's important to have a guide to explain everything to you. The designs are very interesting and there are plenty of them all over the outer walls but they need some explaination.

Thank Chinapjs
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We came here on a tour from our cruise ship. Enjoyed all the history and information our guide provided. Not sure I would have enjoyed this much without a guide. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Thank jayhawkbrian
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Make a day at Chan Chan, Museum, the ruins, Esmeralda, and Arco Iris. Kind of more of the same, but still interesting, More designs and interesting adobe wall works in the middle of Trujillo.

Thank CFEIII
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We went as part of a day tour of the sights around Trujillo. It was OK but I wouldn't bother to make special trip to see it. It's basically just a platform with designs on the walls and a larger wall around the whole thing....More

Thank Alek C
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

My tour of archaeological sites in and near Trujillo included this site. It is probably not worth more than about 30 minutes, but does have some unique iconography, which makes it worthwhile.

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