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Ica Peru

Province of Chincha

Chincha Alta City

Height of the km 202 of Road South.
The first inhabitants of these lands were the Yauyos whose God feline "chinchay" probably gave rise to the word Chincha. Later, the area was populated by descendants of slaves forced to work on cotton plantations.

House - Farm San José

15 Km. Southeast of the town of Chincha Alta (20 minutes).
Its construction dates from late 17TH century. The house-farm- maintains the cosy and traditional style of old farms of the South coast. Its main attractions are the Baroque altar in the Chapel and the catacombs which led blindfolded slaves so they fugaran.

Huaca the Sentinel

To 8 km of Road South, to the Northwest by Tambo de Mora.
Archaeological site attributed to the Chinchas (a.d. 1200-1450 a.d.), who it would have been built before being conquered by the incas; Subsequently, the incas changed its original structure incorporating some elements.

El Carmen District

l n-To 10 km. South of the town of Chincha Alta (10 minutes).
Here lived the former slaves and their descendants. Slaves arrived from Senegal, Guinea, Congo and Angola and were transferred to the Peruvian coast during the 17TH and 18th centuries in the cultivation of cotton, cane and vines.

The Melchorita Sanctuary

10 Km away from the town of Chincha Alta (5 minutes).
Melchora Saravia Tasayco, better known as La Melchorita, was a tertiary Franciscan who devoted his life to caring for the poor and sick people. After his death, December 4, 1951, his faithful took her home as a sanctuary. Province of Nazca

Province of Nazca

Didactic Museum Antonini

Antonini Museum.Ica PeruDisplays a collection of archaeological pieces of the different stages of culture Nasca head trophy, musical instruments as antaras, textiles, funeral bundles, etc. These findings are the result of the excavations at the ceremonial center of mud most of the world: "cahuachi". In addition, in this museum you can see the channel of bisambra, showing the magnificent work of hydraulic engineering of the Nascas.


Km. 1 the Nasca-Puquio road (5 minutes from Nasca).
Archaeological site which probably was an inca administrative centre.
Consisting of numerous rooms, terraces and patios; his constructions have stone base and adobe walls.

Cantalloc Aqueduct

4 Km. from the city of Nasca (15 minutes).
Underground aqueduct built by the Nasca culture, during the Nasca cultural period (370 aC dC - 550) and continues until today. Lajas and trunks of huarango wood which have resisted the passage of the centuries used for its construction.

Cahuachi Ceremonial Center

Cahuachi.Ica PeruTo 30 km. northeast of the city of Nasca (30 minutes).
Set of adobe truncated pyramids built by nazcas them. Stands a courtyard and a large terrace with enclosures roofed; in the peaks of the major temples were found large rooms with dozens of columns. Most of these pyramids was abandoned during the centuries V and VI a.d.

Palpa Province

Lines and figures of Palpa

In the km 400 of the Panamericana Sur highway.
Huge Zoomorphic geometric drawings and similar fitomorfos to the Lines of Nasca. Located in the towns of Sacramento, Pinchango and Llipata.

Chichictara Petroglyphs

Hamlet of Chichictara, 10 km. East of Palpa (15 minutes).
Stones engraved with various images of warriors, cats, monkeys, deer, camelids, snakes and birds, among others.

Huayurí Lost City

Match km 384 of the road Pan-American South takes the detour to the people of San Francisco.
Archaeological complex made up of narrow streets that lead to spacious concourses. Site dates from the late intermediate (1200-1400 a.d.), immediately preceding the Inca domain.

Pisco Province

Church of the Company

1 Block from the Plaza de Armas of Pisco.
Built in 1723. Inside are altars covered with gold leaf and canvases from Cusqueña school.

Archaeological Sites of Tambo Colorado

Tambo Colorado.Ica PeruKm. 45 of the highway the liberators.

Well-preserved Inca town centre. Possibly built during the Inca Pachacuti as a hostel for soldiers and senior officials.



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