Cabildo de Purmamarca, Purmamarca

(3.5/5 based on 130+ 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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  • To the lower in Purmamarca, we recommend visit the Cabildo between so many things to see. Sunny day impeccable, square in all its glory, and there on the side, the Cabildo! Small but great at the same time! How old watchman, convener, undisputed protagonist of the history of the place. Thrilled to be part of its archway at least for a little while.
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  • This located in the Centre of Purma, facing the square, surrounded by street sales stalls, with very nice things. It is so small that gives you something to compare it with that of Salta or Bs As.
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  • It is something else to Purmamarca, in which everything is notable. Square, all at a your around, the Church of 500 years... chapter... most important restaurants...
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  • Cute place!
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