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Molino de Sabandia, Arequipa

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Historic Site
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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  • Is a very nice attraction to visit, located outside Arequipa, you can rent a taxi to reach the place. Is very nice for visiting with family  more »
  • We visited in March 2017 with three young children (ages 7, 7, and 4). We used private transportation and arrived around 10:30 am, well before the tour buses, so a tour experience may be much differen...  more »
  • Most people probably get here as a stop on the city bus tours. The mill is small but interesting. It's worth 15-20 minutes We spent the rest of the afternoon having lunch at the El Lago Hotel. There's...  more »
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  • very nice, but quite far away from town
  • A Spanish mill, with many attractions. You can ride a horse. The many typical restaurants. Llamas and Vicunas. It is possible to hire a quad bike lovely and quaint.
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  • Beautiful place with a lot of potential. They have a farm with vicuñas, sheep and other animals. However they need more information to visitors about the place and preferably a demonstration of the mill
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  • Excellent tourist place of the countryside. It is somewhat away from the city, all double-deck buses, pass through the area. Missed your visit. The 18th century mill.
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  • A place that will renew and likes all the beauty nature, evil gives esque people don't know care for nothing and often go dirty or with remains of garbage
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