With the help of an LED lighting system, visitors are able to experience the beauty of the Huaca Pucllana at night.
The site is located in Miraflores and has become one of the main attractions of the capital city, and the most researched archaeological site in Lima. The site, which served as a ceremonial and administrative center for the early culture of Lima that developed between 200 AD and 700 AD, is built almost entirely with bricks and filled with pebbles and sand. It has a pyramid 25 meters high and a set of patios, plazas and enclosures.
The light system for the main areas (huacas) includes 190 lights (reflectors and bars) and 360 meters luminous ribbon were noted.
Huaca Pucllana Visiting Hours
The night tours last 40 minutes and will be held from Wednesday to Sunday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: S/ 12.00 adults and S/ 6.00 for students, schoolchildren S/ 1.00.
Cover photo: Cosas.pe
This article has been updated since its original publication on February 11, 2016.
Now that you're here:
We're asking you, our reader, to make a contribution in support of our digital guide in order to keep informing, updating and inspiring people to visit Peru. Why now? In our near 20-year journey as the leading English-language source on travel in Peru, we've had our fair share of ups and downs-but nothing quite like the challenges brought forth in the first quarter of 2020.
By adapting to the changing face of the tourism and travel industry (on both local and international levels), we have no doubt we will come out stronger-especially with the support of our community. Because you will travel again, and we will be ready to show you the best of Peru.
Your financial support means we can keep sharing the best of Peru through high-quality stories, videos and insights provided by our dedicated team of contributors and editors based in Peru. And of course, We are here to answer your questions and help whenever you need us.
As well, it makes possible our commitment to support local and small businesses that make your visit an unforgettable one. Your support will help the people working in these industries get back on their feet once the world allows us to make our dream of enjoying everything Peru has to offer a reality again-from its mouthwatering gastronomy, thriving Amazon and archaeological wonders such as Machu Picchu.
Together, we will find a way through this. As a member of our community, your contribution, however big or small, is valuable.