In Trujillo you can observe an infinite number of temples of different architectural styles. This cathedral was inaugurated in the year 1616 by the local diocese, on February 14th 1619 an earthquake destroyed it, in the year 1647 they rebuilt it, so that it could support the telluric movements affecting the Peruvian coast.
Church of San Agustin
This is a church whose first construction only preserves some vestiges such as the facade and the side murals, like the central cathedral which was rebuilt in the 20th century, today in the church of San Agustin different paintings of the Italian school can be appreciated, the decoration of the capital hall which stores the old carved cathedral.
This place of faith currently stores works of enormous value, such as: the chest of drawers, the choir stalls, its pictorial collection, the coffered ceiling of the antechamber and also, the primordial cloister with precious portals. One of Trujillo’s tourist attractions worth visiting.
Huaca of the Sun and the Moon
The most important structures of the Moche culture, these huacas are located in the urban core of Moches. On the facade you can see a series of characters such as the mountain deity with belts ending in the head of a condor, foxes with trophy heads, fishermen, a snake, characters holding hands or the priests of rituals.
The Huacas of the Sun and the Moon are located 6 kilometres southeast of Trujillo and are part of the well-known Moche Route. It is a building in the form of a stepped pyramid about 43 metres high. It has 5 large terraces, the largest is 80 metres long and 18 metres high. It is crowned by a 23 metre pyramid on each side.
El Brujo Archaeological Complex
This is a ceremonial centre that tells a story of over 5,000 years of human occupation. Traces of different cultures can be found here.
A ceremonial centre which tells the story of over 5,000 years of human occupation, where vestiges of the different ancestral cultures of Peru can be found. Here you will find incredibly preserved figures in the murals of its pyramids. In 2006, the mummy of the Señora de Cao, a female ruler of the Moche culture, was discovered.
How to get to the El Brujo Archaeological Complex: It is located 60 km north of Trujillo on the Panamericana Norte Highway. From the city centre you can take a taxi to the complex. In Denomades we offer the Brujo and Dama de Cacao tour which includes shared transportation and an expert guide.
It is the largest pre-Columbian adobe city in the Americas and the second largest in the world. It was the capital of the Chimú kingdom and was composed of a total of ten citadels with over 100,000 workshops, pyramidal temples, streets and walls.
Balneario Huanchaco Beach Resort
Huanchaco beach is the ideal destination for surf lovers and for those who want to enjoy the best seafood dishes of Peruvian gastronomy. Here you will see the spectacular sunset from the pier, as well as the amazing totora horses, up to four metres high, that decorate all beach.