Huaca del Sol and Huaca de la Luna

8 km / 5 miles south of the city of Trujillo (15 minutes by car). Visiting hours: Mon. – Sun.9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Huaca del Sol functioned as the political-administrative center, and Huaca de la Luna as the ceremonial center. The urban zone is located between the two and is composed of houses, large avenues, alleys, corridors, and squares. These components confirm the high level of political, religious, economic, and social organization of the Moches.

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