Mundo Alpaca is place not to miss while in Arequipa. Here, you can learn all about how the fine wool sweater youâ€™ve bought came to being. Selection and sorting of wool, carding, yarn twisting, dying using plantsâ€”itâ€™s all here in living display. Several traditional women sit on a patio, weaving the most intricate of designs on a backstrap loom. In another level of the museum are machines that in the modern age do the same tasks. Mundo Alpaca also has alpaca and llama grazing in the garden, and several galleries with prize-winning paintings by regional and national artists.
Alameda San LĂˇzaro 101
Fauna, industry, history, Cultural
From the Plaza de Armas, walk five blocks north on Calle Santa Catalina. On the other side of the roundabout, you will see Mundo Alpaca.
Explanations are in Spanish and English. The complex also has an outlet store of Sol Alpaca and a cafeteria.
Relative price: Free
Open Hours from:Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m., weekends 9 a.m.
Open Hours to:Monday-Friday 6:30 p.m., weekends 6 p.m.
Travel Skills: None
You Need to Bring:
Peruvian nuevo sol
E-mail: mundoalpaca(at) michell.com.pe
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