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Pachacamac Santuary

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The archaeological site of Pachacamac, Peru was a major religious center located in the Lurin Valley in the Andes Mountains about 25 miles from Lima.

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Imagini apropiate de Peru

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A: Bus Travel in Peru

de Willy Kaemena, la 10.3 km distanta

Most long distance bus companies are offering bed service, these are normally  160º beds. Some  like ...

Bus Travel in Peru

D: EDIFICIO PREGONEROS sala

de Alejandro Zamudio, la 17.1 km distanta

EDIFICIO PREGONEROS sala

E: Malecón de Chorrillos - Lima, Perú

de Erick Johnnatan Lopez Sal y Rosas, la 17.2 km distanta

Malecón de Chorrillos - Lima, Perú

F: Morro Solar de Chorrillos

de Oskart Ramirez Guija, la 17.6 km distanta

Muestra de un sector del morro solar de chorrillos, el cual encierra un tesoro oculto, su historia y ...

Morro Solar de Chorrillos

G: Barranco

de Matthias Kunze, la 18.1 km distanta

Barranco is Lima's bohemian side of town, various writers and painters have settled down here.In the ...

Barranco

H: Canta Rana

de Imago Mundi, la 18.2 km distanta

Canta Rana

I: urbanization urban roundabout: The Poplars monterrico

de Christian De Lama Perez, la 18.3 km distanta

Glorieta , espacio público de uso de la comunidad de los vecinos de la urb. Los Álamos de Monterrico.

urbanization urban roundabout: The Poplars monterrico

J: Lima Apartamento Duplex

de Willy Kaemena, la 19.1 km distanta

Lima Apartamento Duplex

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Text by Steve Smith.

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