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Trujillo Tourist Guide – The capital of Spring

Viernes, febrero 6th, 2009

Trujillo Tourist Guide “The capital of Spring”

Location:
Northern coast of Peru, 34 m.s.n.m. (111.5 ft)

Distances:
Climatic conditions of Trujillo:
346 miles (557 kilometers) from Lima.
128 miles (206 kilometers) from Lima.
182.7 miles (294 kilometers) from Cajamarca.
Population:
652.000 inhabitants

Tourism in Trujillo:
The city of Trujillo is the capital of the department of La Libertad, was founded by Spanish conquistador Diego de Almagro on December 6, 1534 (before the founding of Lima), located within walking distance of Chan Chan, capital of the Chimu nation , in a valley of great cultural hegemony and close to the sea.

Between the years 1685 and 1687, given the opulence of Trujillo, and due to raids by pirates, the city was walled for protection, and this site is now the historic center where the old highlights of primordial bars, convents and churches, squares and streets as witnesses to his old style of a severe and majestic city, colonial and republican, where luxury and pomp was common. (más…)

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