Bovedas De Uspallata, Uspallata

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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. To visit Bovedas De Uspallata and other attractions in Uspallata, use our Uspallata road trip planner .
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  • Member site to visit, guides that explain in detail the life in that place, and it important to know that General San Martin never went through that place in his foray to Chile, but did it for the ducks the vaults were inhabited by the Spaniards who sent the gold to is corduroy.
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  • It is a place where melted metals, was built in the 16th century. By the time of St. Martin this place had more than 200 years and was in ruins. Now this post in value and vaults inside there is a small museum where artifacts from the era are exposed. It is a very nice ride.
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  • It is an excursion to will in Uspallata, interesting history, but it is no big deal, it worth to spend some time.
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