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Cahuachi Pyramids Review
Within a walled, 4,050-square-yard courtyard west of the Nazca Lines is an ancient ceremonial and pilgrimage site. Six adobe pyramids, the highest of which is about 21 meters (70 feet), stand above a network of rooms and connecting corridors. Grain and water silos are also inside, and several large cemeteries lie outside the walls. Used by the early Nazca culture, the site is estimated to have existed for about two centuries before being abandoned about AD 200. Cahuachi takes its name from the word qahuachi (meddlesome). El Estaquería, with its mummification pillars, is nearby. Tours from Nazca visit both sites for around S/120 and take four hours.
- Address: 34 km (21 mi) west of Nazca, Nazca
- Phone: No phone
- Cost: Free
- Hours: Daily 8–5
- Location: Nazca
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This is a continuation of my report on the Argentina forum, Salta.
Below is a cut and paste from my blog, edited with details of costs and names of hotels for people who may be interested.
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