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CITY DE HUANCAVELICA


Huancavelica, derives of the voices Quechua huanca and willka that you join they mean stone" "idol. Huancavelica was, during centuries, the earth of the muleteers. Their capital is the city of founded Huancavelica August of 1571, 04 under the name of "Rich Villa of Oropesa", in honor to the Viceroy Toledo, Count of Oropesa, with the purpose of impelling the exploitation of the mines of quicksilver of Santa Bárbara. Their territory presents altitudes that it varies from the 1,000 until more than 5,000 m.s.n.m., what determines the existence of diverse ecosystems with characteristic peculiar.

The architecture played a role of great importance in the development of the city of since Huancavelica he/she has beautiful temples and large houses. The cathedral, is the most important construction in the city. They are characteristic their two white towers and cover in red stone. In the interior a beautiful collection of canvases is conserved attributed to indigenous painters, and a pulpit of carved cedar and recovered in bread of gold. In the same city he/she is also San Sebastian's Church, construída for the year 1662. In that temple it is worshipped the Boy Lachoq. The surroundings of the city are also prodigal in beauty and natural landscapes. The passage versalles, is also a very important attractiveness of the city, it represents the characteristic architecture of this area of Peru.

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