They Look Like Statues… The Truth Is Amazing!

Have you ever dreamt about adventures, discovering the area and monuments invisible for human eyes for centuries? Escape from the daily monotonous life, to see something new – each of us dreams about it.

Sometimes surfing the Internet can give us a little of such experience, which a real traveller has. See the story of ancient statues in Peru.


These “statues” are real sarcophagus, they are located 60 km to the north-east from Chachapoyas in Luya province, Peru.

The local residents call them “Purunmachos”. In fact, these are wise men tombs.


Each sarcophagus is about 2,5 m and is ornamented with stones and even skulls!