Chan Chan is a city in Peru of intricate architectural design. Today, it is an archaeological site due to its adobe structures. "Chan Chan" translates to "Sun Sun." Chan Chan got its name from the sunny climate. It was constructed in 850 AD.
Chan Chan, Peru is an abandoned city and a great ruined, capital of Chimu Kingdom and also the largest city in Pre-Columbian America from 1100 – 1470 AD. The place is situated in the northern coast of Peru about to the north of Lima in Moche valley
Chan Chan, Perú. Built in 1200-1470. It was the capital of pre-Incan kingdom of Chimor. The city has nine vast quadrangles or citadels each enclosed by 29 ft (9 m) walls designed for protection from coastal winds. Each quadrangle had 100 more or less mud bricks buildings.