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Cajamarca Destination Guide

Explore Cajamarca in Peru.

Cajamarca in the region of Cajamarca with it's 135,000 inhabitants is located in Peru - some 352 mi (or 566 km) North of Lima, the country's capital city.

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Time in Cajamarca is now 05:03 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "America / Lima" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Machala, Tumbes, Trujillo, Sinsin, San Miguel de Matara or Alisopata. Since you are here already, consider visiting Santa Barbara, Paccha, Otuzco, Los Banos del Inca, Llacanora and Cajamarca. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Atahualpa vs Pizarro Margreet98's photos...

01:48 min ( November 22, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Cajamarca Crazy Carnival

01:03 min ( February 15, 2010 by Avegas77)
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I stumbled into the best party of my life in a remote city in the mountains of Peru. Amazing house music and hypeness all night long!


02:25 min ( June 10, 2008 by Andrés Demergasso)
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15/1/08. Un recorrido por la plaza central de Cajamarca, una de las ciudades más antiguas del Perú. Parte del inolvidable periplo que denominamos "VIAJE 2008", que nos llevó a recorrer 7 países en...

Cajamarca festival de turismo de aventu...

08:33 min ( October 09, 2011 by clubdeexploradores)
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Ver Festival de Turismo de Aventura en Cajamarca, incluyendo trekking, ciclismo, campamento, etc

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Interesting facts about this location

Estadio Héroes de San Ramón

Estadio Héroes de San Ramón is a multi-use stadium in Cajamarca, Peru. It is currently used by football team Club Universidad Técnica de Cajamarca. The stadium seats 18,000 people. The origin of its name comes from the battle of San Pablo, where three students from San Ramón de Cajamarca School died for Perú, in the War of the Pacific. This stadium is undergoing improvements by the Peruvian Institute for Sport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -7.16, -78.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Peru


Cajamarca is located in the northern highlands of Peru and is the capital of the Cajamarca region. It is approximately 2,700 m (8,900 ft) above sea level and has a population of about 240,000 people. Cajamarca has an equatorial climate so it is mild, dry and sunny, which creates very fertile soil. The city is well known for its cheeses and dairy products. Cajamarca is also known for its churches, and hot springs, or Inca Baths. There are also several active mining sites in surrounding areas.

More reading: Cajamarca homepage
Located at -7.16, -78.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cajamarca Region, Cities in Peru, Populated places in the Cajamarca Region

Battle of Cajamarca

The Battle of Cajamarca was the ambush and capture of the Inca ruler Atahualpa by Francisco Pizarro and a small Spanish force on November 16, 1532. The "battle" involved the massacre of thousands of Atahualpa's unarmed entourage of nobles and attendants, in the great plaza of Cajamarca. The seizure of Atahualpa marked the opening stage of the conquest of the pre-Columbian Inca civilisation of Peru.

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Located at -7.16, -78.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Battles involving Spain, Battles involving the Inca Empire, Conflicts in 1532, Spanish conquests in the Americas

Ransom Room

The Ransom Room (El Cuarto del Rescate) is a small building located in Cajamarca, Peru. It is considered to be the place where the Inca Empire came to an end with the capture and eventual execution of the Inca Emperor Atahualpa.

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Located at -7.16, -78.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1532, History of Peru, Spanish colonization of the Americas

Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport

Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport, known in Spanish as Aeropuerto Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias (with Mayor General often abbreviated as My. Gral. ), is an airport serving Cajamarca, Peru. It is run by CORPAC S.A. (Corporación Peruana de Aeropuertos y Aviación Comercial S.A. ), a government-run organization that oversees the management of Peruvian airports.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -7.16, -78.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Peru