LARCO Museum treasures from ancient Peru | Lima, Peru | LARCO Museum has to be without a doubt, the best exhibit of Pre-Columbian art I have ever seen. 45000 pieces in total found in aras such as Trujillo, Lima and Cusco, from all periods Pre-Ceramic, Early Ceramic Epoch, Formative, Apogee, Fusion, Imperial and Conquest. Pieces are displayed in such an amazing way, the guides know what they are talking about, and the take you the house and along history over a tour of minimum one hour and fifteen minutes. Follow my Instagram Peru Photo Gallery for more tips, photos and videos.
Founded in 1926, the Larco Museum showcases remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history.
Located in a unique vice-royal mansion of the 18th century built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid, is surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru. Not to be missed is the famous erotic archaeological collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions, showcasing pieces of Homosexual vestiges and the transition of sex in the Pre-Columbian civilizations from the Mochica to the Incas.
For an unforgettable experience, Larco is one of the few museums in the world where visitors can also choose to enter the storage area with its 45.000 classified archaeological objects. Its masterpieces are considered worldwide icons of Pre-Columbian art, after being exhibited in the world’s leading museums.
For more information visit their site www.museolarco.org. Opens Mon – Sun 09:00 – 22:00. Tickets from 30 Nuevos Soles on (approx. USD 15). The museum also has a nice cafe in the gardens of the house. Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator – www.carlosmelia.com
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