● Ruinas de Chan Chan: Chan Chan was the capital of the Chimu kingdom before the Incas. It is located a few minutes north of the city, exactly in the Moche valley. Declared “World Heritage” by UNESCO since 1986, Chan Chan is the largest city in the world built of adobe (a mixture of straw, clay and water, dried in the sun). This archaeological site is located 5 kilometers northwest of the city of Trujillo, exactly in the Moche valley. Its enormous walls are profusely decorated with reliefs of geometric figures, zoomorphic stylizations and mythological creatures. The large archaeological site is complemented by a museum.
● Huacas del Sol y de la Luna: The Temples of the Sun and the Moon were constructed from millions handmade adobe bricks, by the Moche people. Its construction was carried out for several hundred years. Successive generations added new platforms on top of the existing structures, such that each one grew higher and higher.
● Plaza de Armas: Is the historic heart of Trujillo. It was here in 1820 that the Marqués de Torre Tagle proclaimed Trujillo’s independence from the Spanish. In the streets that form the main square are located the buildings of Municipality Palace, the Cathedral, the offices of the "Universidad Nacional de Trujillo" (f. in 1824), and another structures like the house of the families Urquiaga and Bracamonte, and the Hotel El Libertador.
● Monasterio El Carmen: Considered the most important in the city, possesses a beautiful collection of paintings. In 1759 was destroyed by an earthquake, but survived the biggest altarpiece and the paintings. Their main altar is a masterwork with a beautiful golden altarpiece.
● El Paseo de las Musas: Huanchaco is a popular vacation beach town in the city of Trujillo, Peru. Here you can appreciate the famous Caballitos de Totora (little reed horses), traditional reed ocean-going fishing boats. At the moment some fishermen use to maintain the old tradition of the Mochicas. Huanchaco’s strong waves make it one of Peru’s most loved surfing destinations.