Canteras de Sillar, Arequipa

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  • Fascinating place, saw how they mined sillar for building material. It makes beautiful buildings....  more »
  • Interesting place on the outskirts of Arequipa, there are craftsmen who tell you the history and uses of Ashlar.
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  • For those seeking alternative routes, this is the ideal: this is the place where Ashlar is extracted, the tour takes you through different spaces and they explain the entire procedure. It is necessary to go with a bottle of water, comfortable clothes and shoes because walking fairly.
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  • Cute ♡ are going to be able to play el Sillar, stone used as cladding of architecture in Arequipa, hat, can go by taxi from the city if I don't have memory mana you pay between 5 to 10 soles a lady who cares for there, you can walk through all the quarry and appreciate e STA linda stone which by the way it weighs nothing and you can take a souvenir home if you want.
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  • Quarries of Sillar quarries of sillar in the city of Arequipa is located in the northwest part of the town, comprising the districts of Yura, Cerro Colorado and Uchumayo. The area, known as the quebrada de Anashuayco, ("Gorge inhabited by the Fox", in quechua) is born on the slopes of the volcano Chachani and flows into the right margin of the Chili River, having an area of approximately 18 kilometers. What is commonly known as "sillar", is a rock pyroclastic that has formed from volcanic ash, originated after the departure of burning clouds to the Earth's surface through fissures in the volcanic complex of the Chachani million years ago. In Arequipa, the word "sillar" is the name given at the time of the colony to form stone blocks parallelepiped, used in the construction of churches, mansions, bridges and other buildings. This word was extended to the material and its use was popularized to become synonymous.
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  • Very beautiful a spectacular place for a stroll
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  • Products of sillar
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  • Interesting, especially snakes
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