Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Kings of Spain to visit Ruins in Trujillo Peru

The King and Queen of Spain, Juan Carlos de Borbón and Sofia de Grecia are to visit the archaeological complex Huaca de la Luna ("Shrine of the Moon") in Trujillo, the capital of La Libertad department, on October 28, stated the dean of the Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Carlos Sabana Gamarra.

Wall painting at Huaca de la Luna
Moche civilisation - 200 BC-850 AD, near Trujillo, Peru

Sabana said that the royal couple accepted the invitation issued by this university to visit the tourist attractions of "The Capital of Eternal Spring", Trujillo, among which is the center of power of the millenary Mochica, a culture that developed from 100 to 900 A.C.The university authority issued the invitation to the royal couple during a visit to Madrid in March 2005, when Sabana and a delegation of distinguished people of Trujillo, received from the hands of the Queen of Spain the IV Reina Sofia International Award for Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage 2005 awarded to the archaeological project of Huaca de la Luna.

Huaca de la Luna, a large adobe brick structure built mainly by the Moche people of northern Peru, together with the Huaca del Sol, is part of Huacas de Moche, the remains of an ancient Moche capital city called Cerro Blanco by modern archaeologists.

News source: ANDINA

If you are planing to travel to Peru and visit these marvelous ruins, or famous mud city of Chan Chan very near of them in Trujillo, and why not, a tour to the home of world famous Lord of Sipan, anear Chiclayo, a close city. You can book them through traficoperu.com, as well as your air tickets, hotels and all related to yout trip to Peru.


1 comment:

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