16 ºC MIN / 23 ºC MAX
Sábado 21 de Octubre
13 ºC MIN / 24 ºC MAX
Domingo 22 de Octubre
13 ºC MIN / 28 ºC MAX
Lunes 23 de Octubre
Once you get to Quilmes Ruins, the landscape of mountains and the Calchaquí cordon amazes the visitor and speaks for itself, though it is hard to imagine that in 800 DC, the Quilmes tribe lived there, in one of the most important pre-Hispanic settlements of the Calchaquí groups.
The Quilmes was an indigenous village that achieved a huge social and economic development. In the XVII century, it had 3000 inhabitants in the urban area and 10000 in the outskirts. On the sides of the hill, the tourist will be able to see the reconstruction of the residential area, completed by a fortress situated at the top and two forts to both of its sides, on the cornice.
The visitor will be able to tour the complex with the company of a guide and will be amazed to know every detail of the last bastion on aboriginal resistance against the Spanish advance, that finished in 1667, when 1700 survivors were sent, walking, to the proximities of Buenos Aires (currently the city of Quilmes), where only 400 of them made it there.
The Museo del Sitio (currently out of service for restoration) showcases pieces obtained in the excavations and invites you to dive into an unprecedented legacy.