Torre de Santa Barbara, Humahuaca

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#13 of 17 in Historic Sites in Province of Jujuy
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  • It is located at the top of the Hill, to the left of the majestic monument to independence. The remains of this church, used as a fortification by the Spaniards in the 19th century, Tower Watchtower by the Northern army commanded by Gral. In 1812 Belgrano and also site of combat in 1837 during the war against the Peruvian-Bolivian Confederation, was displaced to erect the monument to independence.
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  • It is located next to the monument to the Heroes of independence. It is the ancient tower of the Church of Santa Barbara. It was used as a lookout and ammunition depot by the army of General Manuel Belgrano, from this place you could see the arrival of the troops enemy. It is surrounded by cacti and good views of the area have.
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  • It is the remnant of the Church of Santa Barbara, where have the Gral Belgrano to bet their lookouts there to monitor realistic movements. This milestone is surrounded by cacti, generating a view typical of the NOA. All Humahuaca surrounded by multicolored hills can be seen from the tower. It is to the left of the monument to the Heroes of independence.
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  • Ancient tower of adobe, rest of a Fort that existed in the place. Well maintained. Spectacular view. The climb is worth it.
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  • The Tower of Santa Barbara. "Tower of the former chapel of the cemetery of the time of the Jesuit fathers; "later known under the name of 'TORRE DE SANTA BÁRBARA' and from which oteaban the Patriots to the invading forces". Sculpture of Adobe. According to Chronicles: it was founded in 1595, according to Don Roberto Levillier documents, and was destined to be a mute witness of heroic deeds according to the narration of the epics of Don Gaspar Medrano Rosso,
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  • Very good to visit and do some exercise climbing so many stairs... A pity all the writings with concealer that has...
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  • The 17th century tower. Nice.
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  • Beautiful place to visit and enjoy the view of entire Humahuaca. Its history is fascinating.
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