San Salvador de Jujuy

Visit a capital that is waiting for you, with the footprint of its traditions and the relaxation offered by its thermal waters.

Are you ready for a journey to the past? Walk around a city founded by the Spaniards over four hundred years ago. Enjoy its historical legacy: the Plaza General Belgrano and the old borough, the Government House [Casa de Gobierno] and the Cabildo, the Cathedral and San Francisco Church, Santa Bárbara Chapel and the Lavalle Provincial Archeological Museum. Get a close look at the native culture and the celebration of the Pachamama: the cult to mother earth.




How about relaxing in thermal waters? Very near the city is Termas de Reyes. Its waters were sacred for the native villagers. Dive in and feel the comfort. Enjoy its warmth: over 40°C. Come to view points that offer you landscapes of valleys and mountains. Treat yourself to a dinner or a stay at a hotel that looks like a castle. Visit San Salvador de Jujuy.  


Geographic location: Southeast of the province of Jujuy.

How to get there: by plane, to Dr. Horacio Guzmán airport in the city of San Salvador de Jujuy. By land, there are several bus lines that arrive at the city bus terminal. By car, the main access is via Ruta Nacional 9 (Panamericana).

Area: 19 sq km  Altitude: 1,259 meters above sea level (average altitude)

Climate: Subtropical climate with dry season (June through September).

Recommended length of stay: 3 to 5 days.

Recommended clothing and gear: take warm clothes all year round, dress in layers, take appropriate footwear to walk on wild zones, a cap, sunglasses, sunscreen and skin moisturizer. 

What to do: Visit historical buildings in the city such as the Cathedral, the Government House, the Cabildo, the Historical Museum, the Archeological Museum and San Francisco Church. Near the city, visit Termas de Reyes and enjoy its spring waters in an environment of almost wild vegetation. 

Tips: taste the local dishes: quesillos con cayote [cheese with cayote jam], marinades, asado, cabeza guateada, milanesa de quesillo [breaded cheese], bollos [rolls] or grilled tortilla.



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