Sipan - trip peru

Two of the most emblematic museums of Lambayeque in Chiclayo-Peru, are the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum and the Site Museum of Huaca Rajada in Sipan.

The first tomb gave light into the famous Lord of Sipan, the findings of its funerary belongings was dated on 1987 and back then the prestigious NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY compared it to the discovery of the tomb of the Tutankamon pharaoh, and since then it has meant the birth of the tourist circuit in the north of Peru.

The second tomb was discovered 20 years later, in 2007, the character found was man the Owl Man, who helped unravel the Moche iconography.

The Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum was designed exclusively to show this character, its design resembles the one of a “huaca” or a funerary Moche pyramid and in it they have followed even the entrance design, so the visitors enter through a ramp similar to the ones used in the “huacas” and then descend and visit the exhibits. On its exhibition halls you will be able to find not only the Lord of Sipan, but also other fine pieces found in other 12 tombs among which stand out the ones of the Old Lord of Sipan and the Priest.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Related Posts:

Sipan - trip peru

SENSATIONAL BEACHES NORTH OF PERU

When you visit Peru, a place you can’t miss are the paradisiacal beaches up north. We would like to recommend you the beaches of Mancora and Organos, there the aquatic sports lovers and the ones that enjoy the seaside beauty will find a place that sets itself apart [...]

Sipan - trip peru

CHAVIN

Chavin de Huantar, otherwise known as the capital of the Chavin Culture is an archaeological sire located in the Chavin de Huantar district, Huari province in the Ancash department, 462 km (287 miles) northeast of Lima. The place has an elevation over 3000 meters [...]

Sipan - trip peru

The Sacred Valley of the Incas

If you love nature or adventure sports, there is one place on your visit to Cusco that you cannot miss: the Sacred Valley of the Incas, through which the River Vilcanota runs (downstream its name changes to Urubamba or Willcamayu), between the villages of Pisac and [...]

Sipan - trip peru

Rupac

Rupac (which means that one that lights up in Quechua) belongs to the Atahuallos culture and its practically unknown despite of its magnificent architecture, around fifty building in good condition, the same thing happens with the citadels close by such as Añay and [...]

Sipan - trip peru

Adventure tourism in Cusco

For the intrepid ones out there, there are new options of fun with high doses of adrenaline at the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Feeling the struck of the wind on your face, horseback riding along the majestic Sacred Valley of the Incas from high up in a mountain, [...]