"The Larco Museum"
It is a private museum of pre-Columbian art that exhibits the best collection of gold and silver of ancient Peru and archaeological pieces. Many chronological pictures of the cultures of the coast and the high plateau are also found here. In this museum, many studies and projects take place and masterpieces such as Aríbalos de Inca, the Quipus, Paracas textiles and Mochica, Vicus, Chimú and Wari pieces are always exposed here.
Finishing the tour of the Larco Museum, we will depart to another of the most important museums in our country
"Gold Museum of Peru"
It allows to appreciate a dazzling collection of gold pieces from diverse pre-Columbian cultures, some with more than 3,000 years old. Objects and jewelry of incalculable value are exhibited, worked in gold, silver and precious stones, highlighting the ornaments and objects that in their time of splendor used the Incas, children of the Sun God and monarchs of the vast Inca Empire. The fame of gold in Peru attracted many European adventurers 500 years ago and was the cause of the end of the Inca Empire, giving rise to the Viceroyalty of Peru of the Spanish Crown.
The Gold Museum of Peru, also exhibits a valuable collection of ancient and modern weapons that are considered one of the best of its kind worldwide. In these rooms armor, uniforms and objects of diverse times and places are shown, some even dating from 1,300 years BC This exhibition is known as the Weapons Museum of the World.
- Bilingual guide.
- Entrances to museums.
Not allowed for children under 4 years old.