BBC Horizon: Lost
Pyramids of Caral
ancient city of pyramids at Caral in Peru hit the headlines in 2001.
The site is a thousand years older than the earliest known
civilization in the Americas and, at 2,627 BC, is as old as the
pyramids of Egypt.
Caral is one of the most
ancient cities of America and a well-studied site of the Norte Chico
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Peru opens Caral ruins to tourists
Hundreds of years before the Incas built Machu
Picchu, the Caral civilization was at work on the Sacred City of Caral. Now
Peru's Proyecto Especial Arqueologico Caral-Supe (Caral-Supe Special
Archeological Project) is busily restoring this archaeological treasure, and
it is inviting tourists who visit Lima to come and have a look. Located in
the Supe Valley, the historic site is about two hours north of Lima and
easily accessible by the Pan-American Highway.
Caral: the oldest civilization in
the New World