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Wilcahuaín Review

North of the city is a small archaeological site called Wilcahuaín. The Wari temple, dating back to AD 1100, resembles the larger temple at Chavín de Huántar. Each story of the crumbling three-tiered temple has seven rooms. There's a small museum and recently built basic bathroom facilities and a limited restaurant. Trained and knowledgeable local students will be your guide for a small tip (suggested minimum tip: S/15).

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  • Address: 8 km (5 mi) north of Huaraz, Huaraz | Map It
  • Phone: No phone
  • Cost: S/5
  • Hours: Daily 6–6
  • Location: Huaraz
Updated: 09-19-2012

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