Top things to do

Ruins in Pucará

Kalasaya

These pre-Inca ruins are spread out across a large area above the town and consist of nine pyramid-like structures, the largest of which gives the site its name. Kalasaya is a short way up Lima, west of the main pla…
Cultural in Pucará

La Virgen del Carmen

This festival celebrates the Virgin Carmen - whose image is said to have appeared in a stone in Pucará, and is the patron saint of traditional dance - with a suitably colourful street procession of dancers and music…
Museum in Pucará

Museo Lítico Pucará

The Museo Lítico Pucará displays a surprisingly good selection of anthropomorphic monoliths from the town’s pre-Inca site, Kalasaya. The museum is next to the Plaza de Armas. Just S10 gets you into both sites, thoug…