Elevation: 27 m Telephone Code: 074

Chiclayo is the capital city of northwest Peru’s Lambayeque region. It’s a gateway to archaeological sites such as Huaca Rajada to the east, the discovery place of the tomb of the Lord of Sipán, a ruler of the ancient Moche culture. The Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum in the nearby city of Lambayeque shows artifacts from the tomb. Chiclayo is also known for its parks, gardens and access to beach resorts like Pimentel.