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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  • Facing the main square, is one of the places to visit. Paintings and paintings by local artists are exposed. Very interesting
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  • Beautiful site to better appreciate the culture of Jujuy. The town seems removed from a period novel. The friendly people.
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  • It is not the highlight of the place since the tiny church and main square, with its stalls are what captivates the attention of visitors - in terms of urban landscape-
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  • Cute place!
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