Algarrobo Historico, Purmamarca
(4.1/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Algarrobo Historico represents a marvel of nature: a tree with twisted and numerous trunks over the age of 600 years. The tree's location next to a church has some prescribing it with mystical qualities, proclaiming it "the wishing tree." Another legend maintains that General Manuel Belgrano and his troops rested underneath the tree's substantial canopy as respite from the war. Given the tree's central location, you can combine your visit with other attractions. Use our Province of Jujuy tour planner to visit Algarrobo Historico on your trip to Province of Jujuy, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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TripAdvisor
  • It is a very interesting tree by its longevity and history. As it has under its shadow rested several historical figures of our country
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  • It is a historic tree which has more than 700 years protected by a fence in a peaceful street of Purmamarca. Very quiet place
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  • The carob tree has value from its participation in the history of the region and the country. It is also a cute site, very well kept, next to the beautiful church of Purmamarca.
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  • a beautiful place
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  • Beautiful place, costume seeds and was born the tree descendant of this same, I hope to return and return it to your land
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  • Incredible.
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  • Purmamarca is a small place, very quaint, very nice to meet... obligatory stop in the passage to Humahuaca
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