The Southern Coast Sights

El Estaquería

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 01/15/2017

Fodor's Review

These wooden pillars, 34 km (21 miles) west of Nazca, carved of huarango wood and placed on mud-brick platforms, were once thought to have been an astronomical observatory. More recent theories, however, lean toward their use in mummification rituals, perhaps to dry bodies of deceased tribal members. They are usually visited on a tour of Cahuachi.

Sight Information

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Nazca, Ica, Peru

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 01/15/2017

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