The Amazon is a department of Peru that includes the areas of the sierra, the jungle and the Amazon jungle. In the current territory of the Amazon, the important culture of the Chachapoyas was developed, so that in the southern part of the department you can still see their archaeological legacies.
At a tourist level, the department of Amazonas has an important variety of archaeological remains, among which we can find:
Archaeological remains of Yalape – They are part of an important archaeological complex that belongs to the culture known as Chachapoyas that had its settlement in that place by the years 1100 and 1300 AD; and they have their location in the district of Levanto, within the province of Chachapoyas. In these constructions are more common those of circular structure, although you can see some remains of rectangular houses starting the journey.
Kuelap Fortress – An important legacy left by the pre-Inca culture known as Chachapoyas. This fortress has its location in the province of Luya, in the district of Tingo and was built approximately between 1100 and 1450 AD. during the Late Intermediate. The Fortress has at least 420 buildings in which the circular shape is given priority as a base, except for five buildings: four of them rectangular and one square.