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Peru, La Libertad, Andes, Trujillo, Polychrome reliefs at Huaca del Sol y de la Luna archaeological site (Sun and Moon Temples)

Salaverry (Trujillo), Peru

Salaverry is the port city for Trujillo, the second largest city in Peru. Like Lima, Trujillo was founded by the Spanish conquistador Pizarro. Here you will find colonial mansions with fronts containing distinctive wrought-iron grillwork and pastel color paint. This area is also known for its numerous ancient archeological sites including the ancient Chimu capital of Chan Chan.