Cabildo de Purmamarca, Purmamarca
(3.3/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
A social, cultural, and architectural icon of its city, Cabildo de Purmamarca represents a traditional 19th-century administrative building. Note the idiosyncratic structure's arched gallery and stout adobe walls--double the thickness of most other buildings in the area. You may notice it's a little sunk: over time, erosion has left it some 30 cm (11 in) below street level. The smallest cabildo in Argentina, it is considered one of ten remaining traditional councils in the country and has served as municipal headquarters, a police station, and a library. Though you probably won't get cell phone reception in the area, there is a pay phone--carry your important numbers with you. Plan to visit Cabildo de Purmamarca during your Province of Jujuy vacation using our convenient Province of Jujuy travel itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • Important old building. It stands out for the high thickness of its walls, the use of cardon beams and stones on the roof. It is also strange for being the smallest chapter in the country.
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  • walls of adobe and cardon, this small town hall, housing the guy I've seen is worth admiring beauty
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  • A small and quaint place. It is located in front of the town square, therefore it is easy to locate for all visitors of Purmamarca. Be small, this does not mean that that subtract importance to their mark.
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  • Cute place!
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