Lambayeque: Historical city, full of culture, legends and mysteries…
We invite you to know the history, gastronomy, typical drinks, crafts and more of the diverse cultures that they wrap to our Lambayeque's department. It borders for the north on "Piura"; for the south with "La Libertad"; for the West with the Pacific Ocean; for the East with "Cajamarca". The capital city of the region Lambayeque is CHICLAYO .
<ul><li>Chiclayo, opened people for the warmth and for the friendship, knows combine of pre - columbus, hispanic and the republican things with the hospitality and the human heat of its people. Not for nothing, it is known as " Friendship's capital ". </li></ul><ul><li>The certain thing is that Chiclayo has turned into one of the cities with more perspective into Peru. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Chiclayo's city offers to our visitors and tourists a great variety of tourist destinies, among which we find, archeological remains, museums, scattering centers and more. Chiclayo has inherited a thousand-year-old past, the same that marks a great part of the history of Peru. </li></ul><ul><li>In Chiclayo you will be able to enjoy also the typical foods and drinks of our city and region. </li></ul>MAIZE DRINK’S JORA
…And nobody will be able resist of dancing a "Marinera"….
<ul><li>The city has turned into an important Economic and commercial axle of the north of the country. It is an active city and in full modernization, Chiclayo is the center of diverse road links and because there is an intense commercial traffic,which is realized between the people of the north coast, of the Amazonic and andean region . </li></ul>
Walk The Muses Cathedral Church Garza Hotel Sipan Museum Sican Museum Hospital Las Mercedes Chiclayo Hotel Saga Falabella Store Square weapons
<ul><li>NAYLAMP’S LEGEND </li></ul><ul><li>The legend tells that in a remote epoch arrived at the beaches of the current cove San Jose a great fleet of strange rafts, driven by a brilliant courtship of foreign warriors, who took as a chief a man of great talent and value called Naylamp, who founded this civilization known as Sican or Lambayeque (7th century - X AC aprox.) </li></ul><ul><li>His descendants are the counterfeiters of the great culture Chimú, forged in Lambayeque before that the Empire of the Incas and that developed up to achieving a notable condition parallel to the incanato and unlike this one, moved its capital city to more propitious and strategic zones establishing big urban centers. They were big farmers and textiles, but especially wonderful goldsmiths with extraordinary works in gold. </li></ul>Presentation developed by Ruby Bustamante Xiomara Chavez for 2008 Mondialogo