Lima, Aug. 02 (ANDINA).
More than 14,000 Peruvian and foreign tourists visited the six museums located in Peru’s northern Lambayeque region during the long Independence Day weekend, director of the Executive Unit 005 Naylamp Celso Sialer reported Tuesday.
He said that 95 percent of the 14,115 visitors who arrived between July 28 and 31 were Peruvian tourists from Lima, La Libertad, Piura, Ancash, Cusco and Arequipa regions.
The Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum was the most visited museum with over 6,800 tourists, who appreciated the treasures of the Lord of Sipan and the replicas of the 12 tombs found at the Huaca Rajada-Sipan archaeological complex.
The Bruning museum, meanwhile, received more than 1,500 visitors that were amazed by the conservation of the Collud mommy and the some 1,400 archaological pieces from the Lambayeque, Moche, Chavin, Vicus and Inca cultures.
In addition the Sican National Museum was visited by nearly 1,500 people, who appreciated the gold, silver and golden copper objects of the Sican culture.
A small group of people chose to visit the on-site museum of Chotuna Chornancap, where they learned about the latest archeological discoveries of sacrificed women.