Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes), Amaicha del Valle

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An archaeological site that once provided a home to the Quilmes people, Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) is rich in history and unique landscapes. Experts estimate that roughly 5,000 people called this place home. The 30 hectare (74 acre) site dates back to the year 850 CE, but was not discovered until 1888. Make sure to pick up a pamphlet at the main gain to learn more about the history of the Quilmes people. The onsite museum contains various items uncovered here, including jars, pottery, and arrowheads. Using our world travel planner, Amaicha del Valle attractions like Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Surrounded by a stunning landscape, a great story for our humanity... Long walk, climb and climb centuries of history in order to understand it... Unforgettable...
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  • Magic across the history and culture of a desvastado people. Pride of find in this earth people that wants to take care of this camp Holy.
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  • An important archaeological site from pre-European and pre-Inca times which is very under-developed. It costs 50 pesos each to get in. Two signboards gave minimal information, and only in Spanish. It ...  more »
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  • Hermoso lugar y muy buenos guias.
  • Be prepared to explore amidst the heat!
  • The natural history. To visit and meditate.
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  • A leap into the past
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  • A unique place. It exudes a fantastic energy. Tragic end to this native people. The well-preserved place. Highly recommended to visit with time. And admire.
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