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Molino de Sabandia, Arequipa

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Visit a historical mill and the gardens around it at Molino de Sabandia. Originally built by a Spanish colonist in 1621 and used for more than 400 years, the mill now serves as a historical attraction for tourists, who come to see its mill stones, floral gardens, and rural architecture that includes gargoyles and buttresses built from white volcanic stone. Explore the structure to find exhbits explaining how wheat was processed in the early years of European settlement. For a real treat, take a ride on horseback near the mill to see the gardens and countryside around the area. Animal lovers may want to visit the creatures that call the mill home, too, like llamas, guinea pigs, and bulls. Put Molino de Sabandia and other Arequipa attractions into our Arequipa trip itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It is a place that inspires great peace, care quite enough history. Excellent for taking photos, even overlooking the alpacas and vicuñas that are found in the gardens.
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  • A must-see when they travel to Arequipa. A mill old, perfectly maintained, and steeped in history. Vegetation and landscapes of first. To learn about animals and horses for rides. Come with the family. It is an unforgettable place.
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  • historical place of forced step, special place to know the history of the Valley from Arequipa agricola
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  • very nice, but quite far away from town
  • Unmissable place to visit in Arequipa
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  • Very good
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  • Mill traditional of the city of Arequipa. You can horseback and enjoy the local cuisine. Many dogs there are good vibes to accompany you with their cold noses.
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  • Place tourist, not to be missed if you are by Arequipa, less than 30 minutes from the city center.
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