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Bovedas De Uspallata, Uspallata

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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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  • A pleasant stop along the way to Villavicencio. Interesting stories and a first hands view this areas history.  more »
  • As we were driving into the Andes we stopped here. It gave us a chance to get out and enjoy the mountain scenery and gave us a chance to experience what this place had to offer.... it was the best!! H...  more »
  • this site is at a left turn from La Ruta De Los Caracoles 2k north of Uspallata. Strange chimneys in a row were used to smelt copper and other metals. A somewhat disjointed museum includes local archa...  more »