If you are running Internet Explorer, version 8 or older, the web pages will not display properly. If so, and you have another browser; e.g., FireFox or Chrome, I recommend you view these pages on it. Please accept my apology; I do not have time to fix the IE8 on XP problems.
One of our first main touring sites in Lima was a collection of ruins of a pyramid and its surrounding structures built around 500 AD. The Archaeological Complex was an administrative and ceremonial center of the Lima Culture, a society that developed at the Peruvian Central Coast between 200 AD and 700 AD. Located in today's district of Miraflores the "Huaca Pucllana" is one of the most important ancient monuments in Lima.
We took a commercial bus to get us to the museum and archaeological grounds. At right, Lynda snapped a picture of me getting off the bus. Ain't that sweet :-)
Our tour began with an English speaking guide. Hey! Do you like our tour guide's hat? It looks almost the same as mine -- but I like mine better :-)
Well, anyway, on with the tour.
At the top of this page is a panoramic view I created of the pyramid portion of the park.
|Above: Some construction details of the pyramids as well as other structures.|
As is shown in the above photos, the ancient peruvians were very religious.