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The North Coast and Northern Highlands Sights

Paramonga

  • Pan-American Hwy. Map It
  • Barranca
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 09/15/2014

Fodor's Review

With its seven defensive walls, the gigantic fortress at Paramonga is worth a look. A small museum has interesting displays on Chimú culture. The archaeological site sits just off the Pan-American Highway, about 3 km (2 miles) north of the turnoff for Huaraz. For a few soles you can take a taxi to the ruins from the nearby town of Barranca.

Sight Information

Address:

Pan-American Hwy., Barranca, Peru

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Phone:

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Sight Details:

  • S/5
  • Daily 8–6

Updated 09/15/2014

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