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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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  • Beautiful experience, but if you're better take your taxi and go alone because that go on the tour bus or those tours offered by the square is not fun because everything do you almost running so who better to do it alone to hurry by the other place is beautiful, just a small detail to the subject of cleaning a little better care
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  • Years ago the entrance to mill was much more beautiful. Now there are business to both sides for what detract a little from. Although it has some sites for beautiful photos (the Palm of God) not seemed so spectacular
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  • The molino is a decent place to go and well maintained. However the surroundings are too popular, chaotic and no mans land. I admit i took a nice pic with some ladies with hawks but then the parking i...  more »
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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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