In the ancient Peru, a Huaca could either be a river, a tree or a mountain to whom magical powers were conferred in the belief that there dwelled some divinity or ancestor. In the area of the coast, that designation was specifically used to name some scaled pyramids.
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|Duration||3 ½ Hours|
|Departures||Daily departures from Lima Peru at 2.00pm|
|Activities||You will be delighted with the Gold collection.|
|Hotel||Not included, available upon request|
|Meals||Not included, available upon request|
|Customizable||YES, feel free to ask for extra services|
PERU’S GOLD MUSEUM
Ancient Peruvians were master metalworkers. The “cire perdue” or lost wax process, known
across the Orient and lost in the West until the Renaissance, was the most frequent technique
used by master ancient Peruvian gold and silversmiths.
On our tour of Peru’s Gold Museum, visitors will appreciate a dazzling collection of gold
artifacts from various pre-Colombian civilizations, some more than 3,000 years old.
Metal pieces and Jewellery of incalculable value in gold, silver and precious stones used by the
Incas—the children of the Sun God and monarchs of the vast Inca Empire—are shown in this
Five hundred years ago, the gold of Peru attracted many European adventurers who conquered
the Inca and founded the Vice-Royalty of Peru under the Spanish Crown.
Peru’s Gold Museum also houses a valuable collection of old and modern weapons that ranks
among the best in the world. The halls in this section show the Arms of the World Collection of
armour, uniforms and various ancient war artifacts and weapons from various time periods
around the world, some dating back to as long ago as 1300 B.C.
END OF OUR SERVICES
All scheduled transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE
Meals, International and domestic airfares, accommodations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature.