Salaverry is a port town situated 14 kilometres (8.7 miles) southeast of Trujillo city, in La Libertad Region, Peru. It is the capital city of Salaverry District and lies at around 8°13′16″S 78°58′34″W. Salaverry port was rebuilt in the 1960s by a company based in England. It is able to accommodate large vessels including tourist ships as those of Carnival Group. In 2007 the urban population of Salaverry was 13,890.
The Peruvian Salaverry on the Pacific coast leads the way to the nation's 2nd largest city, Trujillo, beautifully situated before Andean foothills. Close to it are the Moche ruins of a former imperial palace and mausoleum, the Pyramid of the Sun, and the dating from the 1st to 7th centuries Pyramid of the Moon.
Nearby cruisers can visit the ruins of the capital of pre-Inca Chimú empire, Chan Chan, the world's largest adobe complex, dating from 14th century. It consisted of ten walled citadels (quadrangles), each with pyramidal temples, cemeteries, reservoirs, gardens, and symmetrically arranged rooms.
Other notable sites are Huaca el Dragon, which dates from AD 1000-1470, and El Brujo, the ceremonial centre for ten cultures. Travelers can also visit the picturesque Huanchaco village with its good surf beaches and "totora caballitos" reed boats.
Highlights: Colonial Trujillo, Chan Chan, Pyramid of the Sun
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