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Complejo Arqueologico Mateo Salado

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Little hard to find the entrance, but there is an entrance for sure. English tour available and the... read more

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Reviewed 24 August 2018
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Av. Mariano Cornejo | a dos cuadras de la Plaza de la Bandera, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Little hard to find the entrance, but there is an entrance for sure. English tour available and the price is not bad. Very impressive site, but suffered some damage from bad maintanence in the past.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 200jussip
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This visit is full of knowledge and it’s impressive to see how they still there after so many years, the Place is not yet fully finished for visitors but it worth going there anyway. It’s only 10 soles and you will be able to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nabilsafatli
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The tour takes about an hour, you climb the 2 highest piramids, which are fairly well preserved and restaurated. The guide was verry helpfull and his english verry good

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 772martend
Reviewed 20 March 2018

One of the largest monumental sites I saw in Lima, with five pre-Incan pyramids preserved within the area. View was incredible, the complex was huge, and Mateo Salado has an interesting history, both from its archeological past as well as in it's namesake. University students...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kaylie S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The place is an ancient citadel (built before the Incas), composed by three pyramids and the ruins of walls.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Inca b
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Very interesting set of ruins in the heart of Lima. Admission of ten soles includes a guided tour. The young man who guided me spoke very slow and clear Spanish and knew some English. He was a great guide. The site is named after a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank YojoaDon
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting site with a great potential, ~30min visits. Guides were so friendly and interesting. Worth visiting, especially if you visit Museo Larco just a few minutes away.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Loic_lp
Reviewed 17 March 2017

By luck I seen a show of British council Peru. amazing performers, but the site really big maybe the biggest in Lima.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MonoJ
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Mateo Salado is an unusual name for ancient archaeological sites like this. It has 3 opened pyramids of their 5, you can see amazing tall structures made of an ancient technique of mud, walls that were part of the Inca Trail, unique preserved in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Paojeaneth
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Mateo Salado is located in the Lima District on the West side of La Plaza de La Bandera bnetween Av. Tingo Maria and Mariano Cornejo.The site was used as an administrative and ceremonial center from the Ychma culture that was reoccupied during the Inca period....More

Date of experience: June 2014
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4 July 2017|
Response from Paojeaneth | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the best way is to take a Taxi. The place is open from Wed to Sunday. Make sure you are going that days and is oen until 4 pm. After that you can go walking to the Archaeology Museum open from monday to sunday. And... More
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