Museo Santury, Peru

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A few minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas of the Southern Peruvian colonial town of Arequipa is the Museo Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria, also know as Museo Santury. It is essentially an anthropological and archaeological museum, looking at the lifestyles of the ancient Incas of the regions ... Read review

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AdvantagesLots to discover regarding Inca sacrificial ceremonies, the 'mummified' corpe of Juanita

DisadvantagesNothing major, but the above is all that it concentrates on

"...town of Arequipa is the Museo Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria, also know as Museo Santury. It is essentially an anthropological and archaeological museum, looking at the lifestyles of the ancient Incas of the regions and their piece de résistance is the 'mummified' corpse of the Inca Ice Maiden Juanita. Technically she isn't a mummy, as she was frozen rather than bandaged and embalmed. Museum tickets cost about 20 Peruvian soles (£4.50), they ..." Read review
03.05.2011

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Type Museum
City Arequipa

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