Trujillo is a city of 790,000 people in Northwestern , very close to the Pacific Coast. Trujillo was founded in 1534 among 4 Chimu settlements to enable the Spanish to ally with them against the Incas.

Landmarks in the Area

The Huaca del Sol is an adobe brick temple built by the Moche civilization on the northern coast of what is now .

The Huaca La Esmeralda is an archaeological building belonging to the Chimu culture, is located in the city of .

The National University of Trujillo is a major public university located in , , capital of the department of La Libertad.

The Antenor Orrego Private University is a Peruvian private university located in , La Libertad Region.

The Trujillo Peru Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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