Algarrobo Historico, Purmamarca

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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Algarrobo Historico Reviews
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  • August 11, 2017
    I loved to enjoy its shade on the schedule in which tightens the heat and you're looking for a bit of fresh
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  • July 31, 2017
    Beautiful specimen of algarrobo. Huge! It is located on the side of the chapel. Excellent place to eat pies in its shadow!
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  • June 26, 2017
    It is an attractive village, since this tree has a 700 years old, and its imposing shape draws attention
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  • April 27, 2017
    The carob tree is is PEC TA CU LARRR!
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  • April 19, 2017
    It feels special to rest in its shade. Very nice Church from the side.
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  • January 31, 2017
    Very good
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  • July 3, 2017
    Beautiful and picturesque village
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  • September 17, 2016
    a beautiful place
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