Quebrada de Humahuaca

Quebrada de Humahuaca

Humahuaca is a city in the province of Jujuy, Argentina. It has 11,369 inhabitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC], and is the principal town (seat) of the Department of Humahuaca. It is widely known for its location at the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a long valley east of the central Andean Altiplano.

Humahuaca is located north of Tilcara and Purmamarca, in the colourful valley of Quebrada de Humahuaca. In the centre of the village there is a church tower which can be seen from the main square with a clock that chimes at 12 pm, after which a small door opens and a figure of Saint Francisco Solano comes out and makes the sign of the cross.

Outline
Humahuaca is a city in the province of Jujuy, Argentina.

Recommended world heritage video

  1. Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso

    Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso

  2. City of Potosí

    City of Potosí

  3. Tiwanaku : Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture

    Tiwanaku : Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture

  1. Churches of Chiloé

    Churches of Chiloé

  2. Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca and Pampas de Jumana

    Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca and Pampas de Jumana

  3. Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

    Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

  1. Nuestra Señora de Loreto

    Nuestra Señora de Loreto

  2. Historic City of Sucre

    Historic City of Sucre

  3. Central Suriname Nature Reserve

    Central Suriname Nature Reserve

  1. Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks

    Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks

  2. Los Glaciares National Park

    Los Glaciares National Park

  3. Península Valdés

    Península Valdés

  1. Los Katíos National Park

    Los Katíos National Park

  2. Serra da Capivara National Park

    Serra da Capivara National Park

  3. Chan Chan Archaelogical Zone

    Chan Chan Archaelogical Zone

  1. Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks

    Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks

  2. Manú National Park

    Manú National Park

  3. Easter Island

    Easter Island

  1. Río Abiseo National Park

    Río Abiseo National Park

  2. Lima

    Lima

  3. Pantanal Conservation Area

    Pantanal Conservation Area

  1. Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works

    Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works

  2. Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue

    Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue

  3. Rapa Nui National Park

    Rapa Nui National Park

  1. Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos

    Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos

  2. Noel Kempff Mercado National Park

    Noel Kempff Mercado National Park

  3. Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina

    Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina

  1. National Archeological Park of Tierradentro

    National Archeological Park of Tierradentro

  2. Moai

    Moai

  3. Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

    Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

  1. Chavin (Archaeological Site)

    Chavin (Archaeological Site)

  2. Brasilia

    Brasilia

  3. Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves

    Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves

  1. Sewell Mining Town

    Sewell Mining Town

  2. Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary

    Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary

  3. Huascarán National Park

    Huascarán National Park

facebook comments
Comment
To the Top