Launch of the Vive Trujillo App

Trujillo counts today with a mobile application with category of “Destiny Guide”. It contains information about our city and its surroundings to guide visitors, tourists and even the Trujillanos themselves.
The Tourism Deparment of the MPT, made available to the community this important tool of current communication with information of tourist sites (museums, archaeological sites, houses, cultural centers, beaches) and service companies with Municipal Seal for Tourism Quality .It has special sections such as “Personalize your experience” where we can provide the user with alternatives to visit according to their requirements and time in the city and the “Trivia Trujillo” entertainment section to challenge our knowledge about the city.
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Remembering Dr. Santiago Uceda

One month is commemorated since the departure of the renowned and beloved archaeologist, teacher and researcher Santiago Uceda Castillo, who was in charge of the Huacas del Sol and Luna Archaeological Project and also the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the National University of Trujillo .

The Faculty of Social Sciences of the university prepared a small reminder and summary in tribute to his long and successful career:

Santiago Evaristo Uceda Castilla Santiago Uceda

Meritorious Personality of the Peruvian Culture, denominated “The Lord of the Huacas de Moche”. He  borned on October 12th, 1954 in Santiago de Chuco, La Libertad. He graduated in Archeology from the National University of Trujillo; He obtained the degree of Magister in Quaternary Geology at the University of Bordeaux I and the degree of Doctor of Science at the same university. As part of his long professional career, in 1991 he began his work as Director of the Archaeological Project Huacas del Sol and de la Luna, for which he won important awards: Academic Palms in the Order of Knight and Queen Sofia Award for Conservation and Restoration of Heritage (Spain, 2005); Medal of Honor of the Congress of the Republic of Peru in recognition of his outstanding work in research and for the conservation and enhancement of the Huaca de la Luna (Peru, 2010); made the Huaca de la Luna Project one of the top ten projects in archeology worldwide by Shanghai Archeology Forum (China, 2013) and Meritorious Personality of Culture (Peru, 2013). He has also had the highest academic and professional performance as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and teacher at the School of Archeology of the National University of Trujillo, giving them their internationalization, always ensuring the academic quality; among others.

In short, Dr. Santiago Uceda Castillo was a renowned personality of archeology, museums, research and in the safeguarding of the Cultural Heritage of the Nation, for them, the academic, archaeological, museological, cultural and university community will always remember it.

Source: Facultad de Ciencias Sociales – UNT.

Forbes magazine highlights Trujillo as a tourist destination

Trujillo was included by the prestigious magazine Forbes among the 10 cheapest tourist destinations to travel in 2018. “The beaches of northern of Peru are an excellent option for low budget trips, and Trujillo is no exception,” the publication said.

In addition, the colonial style of the houses located in the Historic Center of the city and other adventure sports that can be performed in the place.

“The vibrant coastal city is flooded with warm-colored colonial facades that go back to being a colonial powerhouse, and offers excellent cultural and adventure activities, as well as exclusive restaurants that are surprisingly affordable (US $ 10 – US $ 15),” it says.

In addition, values that in the capital of La Libertad can find accommodation for less than US $ 65. The Regional Government highlighted this publication and said that this generates a responsibility because tourists who arrive in this part of the country should find a friendly city, clean and safe.

Source: web Perú 21