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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  • If these going backpacking you got that know you're going to walk. Them collective you leave in the route and are 4 km to the ruins from there, although there is a truck that by ones pesos you can approach. The place is amazing, a wonderful view of the Valley (which served to see the enemy when approached).
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  • Great place to learn about native peoples, the guide is at-will, very educated and informed, and the fair craft with great value, highly recommended.
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  • Attraction to quietly spend a couple of hours, can be reached from Amaicha route and then make some km by dirt road, accessible without difficulty. Metres from the entry already surprisingly, the magnitude of the place. There are guides giving a voluntary pay his explanation of what happened there. I recommend hiring them. We went as a couple with small child, without difficulty. It is a place to appreciate the landscape and history and relax. I advise you to wear CAP and sunscreen! There are new bathrooms and sale of handicrafts.
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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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