Pachacamac, Sacred Site Half-Day Tour

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A guided tour of the splendid and vast archaeological citadel of Pachacamac, the temple of the deity, Pachacamac, beli eved to be the creator of the universe and a divinity adored by old Andean civilizations. A sacred and ceremonial site dating back to the beginnings of Christianity where thousands of pilgrims converged to pay tribute and consult the Pachacamac oracle, who they believed could see the past, the future and people’s fate.


The site comprises pyramidal temples and enclosures built by successive pre-Colombian civilizations and finally the Incas. Highlights include the Temple of Pachacamac, the Sun God shrine, and the Palace of the Chosen Women or Virgins of the Sun. At the site museum there is an idol of the deity, Pachacamac, which couldn’t be seen by the profane, and was reserved for the high priests who kept, revered and interpreted the divine oracle in the old times. A sacred site, the temple was considered to be part of the planet’s mystical axis.


INCLUDED:

  • Transportation from and back to hotel
  • Transfer Lima-Pachacamac-Lima
  • Entrance fee to Pachacamac
  • Local certified bilingual guide
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