Location Peru
Yarowilca Province, Huánuco

Huichún[1][2] (possibly from Quechua wich'un femur)[3] is an archaeological site in Peru. The National Institute of Culture declared it a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral No. 1572 on September 27, 2006. The site consists of houses, stone tombs (chullpa), deposits (qullqa) and enclosures.[1]

Huichún is situated in the village of Cochamarca about 8 km from the town of Obas. It lies in the Huánuco Region, Yarowilca Province, Obas District[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Información Turistica". (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2017-05-30.
  2. ^ a b "Restos arqueológicos de Huichun". mincetur. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)

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