Visit a historical mill and the gardens around it at Molino de Sabandia. Originally built by a Spanish colonist in 1621 and used for more than 400 years, the mill now serves as a historical attraction for tourists, who come to see its mill stones, floral gardens, and rural architecture that includes gargoyles and buttresses built from white volcanic stone. Explore the structure to find exhbits explaining how wheat was processed in the early years of European settlement. For a real treat, take a ride on horseback near the mill to see the gardens and countryside around the area. Animal lovers may want to visit the creatures that call the mill home, too, like llamas, guinea pigs, and bulls. Using our world travel planner, Arequipa attractions like Molino de Sabandia can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Molino de Sabandia Reviews
This great place keeps part of the historic arquitecture design and has great views with some iconic animals such as alpacas cows and vicuñas. You can enjoy the walk inside and breath pure air. And... more »
Really disappointed in this attraction. It takes about 5 minutes to walk around the mill. There's only one sign explaining what it is. There are animals at the mill as well such as llamas, vicuñas... more »
Fun place to go see. Horseback riding for cheap, picture with llamas.
very beautiful mill we visited in the countryside of Peru. we took a bus tour and it ended in the country. we toured around the mill and rode a zip line on the premises. very fun. saw cattle and got lots of beautiful pictures. there is a gorgeous hotel that sits beside a small lake. perfect thing to do on a sunny afternoon.
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