Museo Posta de Los Hornillos, Tilcara

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If you’re a history or architecture buff, make a point to stop by Museo Posta de Los Hornillos. Built in 1772, the postal station dates from the colonial era and was an important station in the battle for independence. Visit the museum inside to view relics from colonial times, including art, furniture, weapons, and tools. Many heroes of the independence rested here after battling against the royalists, such as General Manuel Belgrano. You can view some interesting letters belonging to Belgrano, as well as the bed he slept in while he was there. A small chapel stands nearby as well, but it can only be viewed from the outside. Put Museo Posta de Los Hornillos on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Province of Jujuy vacation generator.
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  • This place holds an immense historical value and is definitely worth a quick stop to appreciate it and reflect. It's a beautiful building and has a lot of historical objects being exhibited. Sadly, it...  more »
  • Excellently maintained and care place. The Guide showed us the very committed Museum with its work. Actually if you have a little time it is worth visiting the place where passed our Patriots and imagine a little life back then.
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  • Historical Posta last before joining the Alto Peru. Throughout the campus is full of history. It is a wonderful place and little-known by the people. From their trees centenaries to the chapel. Was step bound to let prisoners, eat and change horses. 100% recommended your visit and broadcast.
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