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Village of Iruya, Argentina
Idea About: place
Iruya is a picturesque mountain village surrounded by ranges of mountains with crystal-clear rivers and located far away from the mainstream of human civilization.
What Makes It Special
Iruya is a mythical place lost in the mountains. You will find adobe and stone houses with Coya people maintaining their ancient traditions. A rare find for those who like this type of places.
Directions To Destination
The village is located more than 170 miles (about 300 km) from the city of Salta (namesake capital of the province) and can be reached by a rugged trip by car or bus following rough roads.
Where To Stay
The only hotel to stay is Hosteria de Iruya located at the highest point of this village with panoramic views of the village and valley.