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Casma is a city in the Northern Coast of Peru.

Get in[edit]

There are frequent buses on the Panamerican highway, as well as colectivos, often old American cars for 6 people between Chimbote and Casma. There are day buses from Casma via the Callán Pass & Pariacoto to Huaraz, and mainly night buses via Pativilca to Huaraz. Further south, transport may be offered from Barranca and Supe to Caral.

Get around[edit]

Colectivos and motorcycle taxis may be hired to get around.


Thirteen towers of Chanquillo
  • Max Uhle Museum & Archaeological site of Cerro (Sechin, 5 km SE of Casma).
  • 1 Chanquillo. An archaeological site dated to the 4th century BC, from the Casma–Sechin culture. The complex is believed to have functioned as a solar observatory and fortified temple. In 2021 it was listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Chankillo (Q1062357) on Wikidata Chanquillo on Wikipedia






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