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A significant landmark in Huaraz

Right in the middle of Yungay, where an avalanche swept the entire town in 1970, buriying 22,000... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2015
Mario M
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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Camino al Mirador

Take a bus and tell the driver you are going to stop here, so then you can walk 3km to get to the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2015
Genesis H
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Lima Region, Peru
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28 Oct 2015
“Only a park if you don't know the history”
28 Oct 2015
“A significant landmark in Huaraz”
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Av. Confraternidad Internacional Este C/ Av. Villon, Huaraz, Peru
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

The whole place is one huge park. On a clear day you get good views of the mountains, but on a rainy day there's not shelter. There are "guides" who explain you the history of the terrible incident and show you pictures of the town...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2015

Right in the middle of Yungay, where an avalanche swept the entire town in 1970, buriying 22,000 people in just two minutes. The cemetery holds the history of the region, where you can see the families and tell about the events that marked the city...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Take a bus and tell the driver you are going to stop here, so then you can walk 3km to get to the view point of Huaraz.

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Reviewed 23 January 2014

The contemporary veneration of the dead in Huaraz is not only an acculturation from christian beliefs but also from Andean ones. Although the Huaraz cemetery has a christian/contemporary outlook, certain days of the year, like on November 1st, you can see some syncretic practices like...More

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