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The North Coast and Northern Highlands Sights

Casa de la Emancipación

  • Pizarro 610 Map It
  • Trujillo
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 09/15/2014

Fodor's Review

This branch of Banco Continental is unlike any bank you've ever been in. Go through the central courtyard and up to the small art gallery on the right. Enjoy the current exhibition—anything from modern to traditional works of art—and see a scale model of Trujillo when it was a walled city. Continue to the back, taking in the chandeliers, the large gold mirrors and the small fountain, and imagine the day that, in this house, the city declared its independence from Spain

on December 29, 1820. It later became the country's first capitol building and meeting place for its first legislature.

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Pizarro 610, Trujillo, Peru

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  • Free
  • Mon.–Sat. 9:15–12:30 and 4–6:30 (may vary for frequent special events)

Updated 09/15/2014


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