Chimú Culture

About the Chimu's

Where lived the Chimu's?

The Chimú were the residents of Chimor, with its capital at the city of Chan Chan, a large adobe city in the Moche Valley of present-day Trujillo city of Peru. The culture arose about 900 AD. The Inca ruler Tupac Inca Yupanqui led a campaign which conquered the Chimú around 1470 AD.

As living

Magical Peru #5: Chan Chan and the Chimú Empire