World Heritage in Arica y Parinacota
Andean Road System
It is a road network of about 30,000 kilometers. It partly took advantage of already existing pre-Inca infrastructures. It facilitated communications, transport and trade, and also had defensive purposes. It spread throughout the length and breadth of the Andean mountain range.
World Heritage Criteria
It exhibits an important exchange of human values, over a period of time or within a cultural area of the world.
It bears unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a living or vanished civilization.
Is an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape that illustrates significant stage in human history.
It is directly or tangibly associated with events or living traditions, with ideas or beliefs, with artistic and literary works of outstanding universal significance.
Flora and Fauna
Come and walk through the ancient route inhabited by our diverse wildlife and contemplate our astonishing cultural landscape, enjoying the natural richness and biodiversity that hills and valleys from the region of Arica and Parinacota offers.
It is unknown how many and which Andean people were responsible for the development or construction of the Qhapaq Ñan, we know that the Aymara people were one of those who traveled through it, in addition to being one of the largest indigenous peoples currently in the countries of Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.
Meet the history and evolution of Qhapaq Ñan.
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