76 hotels near Museo Santuarios Andinos
  •  Best availability for all budgets
  •  Great customer care and booking assistance
  •  Secure booking and direct confirmation

Hotels in Museo Santuarios Andinos - Best hotel rooms with real hotel guest reviews in Museo Santuarios Andinos

Recently booked in Arequipa
  • Casa Andina Private Collection Arequipa
  • Tierra Viva Arequipa Plaza
  • El Lago Estelar Hotel
  • Hotel San Agustin Posada del Monasterio
  • Sonesta Posadas del Inca Arequipa
  • Los Tambos
  • Hotel Libertador Arequipa
Show all 76 accommodations near Museo Santuarios Andinos
Our favorite hotels near Museo Santuarios Andinos
[Find hotels on the map] Show hotels on the map

The Museo Santuarios Andinos or Museum of Andean Sanctuaries is one of the many Arequipa attractions. Aside from the usual exhibits found in Peruvian museums such as artifacts from the Inca Empire, ceramics, textiles, and carving, the museum showcases the body of a young girl named Juanita, the Ice Maiden of Mount Ampato. The interesting story of Juanita and her preservation allowed researchers to gain an insight into the Inca culture.

Juanita is said to be 13 when she died by a blow on her head, a victim of ritual sacrifice of Inca priests. Found beside the girl are several ceremonial offerings. Juanita laid buried in the snow for about 550 years and was discovered in 1995 when the Sabancaya Volcano erupted, melting the ice on the peak of the volcano. One of the things to do in Arequipa is to visit the museum and to view the body of Juanita, now displayed in a glass freezer chamber in the museum.

Frequently visited destinations in Peru
More destinations within Peru
Top destinations around the world
Show me more destinations...

Please provide this reference number to our customer service center representative on request, so we can help you better