Intika was part of the Inca Empire, so that even today you can see some archaeological remains. This was one of the last places that capitulated against the Spanish in the sixteenth century.
For its part, on the island of Amantani -where families live spread across 8 communities- the people are engaged in agriculture -cultivation of potatoes, oca, barley and beans-, and raising cattle. The textile industry is similar to that of Taquile, both in variety and design.
Pucara will enrapture you. With its pre-Inca ruins, old colonial churches, and rich clay crafts their little Pucara bulls are famous. The Pucara culture history dates back to BC.
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Considered the cattle capital of Peru, Ayaviri has several attractions such as the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi , one of the most beautiful historical monuments of the department, with its baroque architecture and its walls adorned with oil paintings of the Cusco School.
Within the images of the temple is the image of the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, made in plaster and brought from Spain between the years late sixteenth century with the name of Virgen del Pilar. The origin of its name is not clear, but the local writings assign different stories for the creation of Macusani. Log in to Wiley Online Library. Purchase Instant Access. View Preview.
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