60 km / 37 miles from Trujillo in the Chicama Valley (1 hour and 15 minutes by car). Visits previously arranged by phone: (01) 441-2201, Ext. 410
It is formed by the three following constructions: Huaca Prieta, Huaca Cao and Huaca Cortada. Researchers have found signs of occupation since the pre-ceramic period (5000 years ago). The most outstanding edifice is the huge adobe pyramid (sacrifice wall) 30 meters / 98 feet high on the walls of which the Mochicas molded extremely rich iconography.

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