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Bovedas De Uspallata, Uspallata

(2.6/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Built by the Society of Jesus, Bovedas De Uspallata is the site of dome-shaped vaults used in colonial times for melting gold and silver. Observe the distinctive architecture, chimneys, and metallurgy equipment used at that time. Visit the free museum inside for a slice of Uspallata's history, and view the exhibited art, tools, maps, and other bits and pieces from the past. Put Bovedas De Uspallata and other Uspallata attractions into our Uspallata vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It can be done in a short, 30-minute visit, the place is 2 km from the Centre of Uspallata and is offered, free of charge, a brief explanation of the history of the place, he has a small museum and you can tour the ruins of furnaces and the mill, ideal to complement with a visit to some of the abandoned mines in the area that exploited the Jesuits for hundreds of years
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  • We were family, the person who served us was very clear with the explanations, the place is very well kept and care, it is for a visit the step as not delays more than 1 hour and it is free. Only as recommendation it would be desirable that the person who attends has a better place where to be (desk, Chair, water) and also for visitors. Also very cute.!
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  • It is a short walk, but it is worth approaching and know a historic place like Las Bóvedas. In addition, the explanation is clear and precise. Would be good that to the workers of the culture them pay a better salary. Part of revaluing the past is remunerated with dignity to those who are responsible for this task.
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