"Jujuy: last town before the northern Indian region" San Salvador de Jujuy by ptitetoile

San Salvador de Jujuy Travel Guide: 18 reviews and 60 photos

Jujuy is a town situated about 80 km in the north of Salta and at the southern end of the Quebrada de Humahuaca. The town is not that touristic but has a nice Andean atmosphere thanks to its mainly Quechua population and its always springlike climate. The town is divided in two parts by the Rio XibiXibi (the old town and a newer neighborhood).
It has of course a central "Plaza" : Plaza Belgrano with the normal quadrat organisation and surrounded by the nicest buildings (Cabildo, Cathedral, Tourist office,...).
The streets were also very crowded with a colorful population at the time of my visit. The nicest thing for me was the Mercado del Sur, on the other side of the Rio.

  • Last visit to San Salvador de Jujuy: Dec 2004
  • Intro Updated Jan 21, 2005
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