Algarrobo Historico, Purmamarca

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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 difficult to express how beautiful this tree is... It must be preserved, because today, there are not many living things with 700 years old!  more »
  • This tree is around 600-700 years old and is located right off the colonial church....which is close to the plaza.  more »
  • It's more than 600 years old and the tradition says that you have to sorround it and make a wish. Beside Santa Rosa the Lima Church  more »
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  • The carob tree is is PEC TA CU LARRR!
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  • It feels special to rest in its shade. Very nice Church from the side.
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  • Very good
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  • a beautiful place
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  • Beautiful place, brought seeds and born descendant tree of this same, hope to go back and return to their land
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