Top Choice Mountain in Humahuaca

Serranía de Hornocal

Twenty-five kilometers east of Humahuaca, this jagged row of rock 'teeth' offers utterly spectacular colors. Tours run here but it's driveable in a normal car with care. It's prettiest from 4pm onward, when the west…
Notable Building in Humahuaca


The lovably knobbly cabildo is famous for its clocktower, where a life-size figure of San Francisco Solano emerges at noon to deliver a benediction. Be sure to arrive early; the clock is erratic.
Religious Site in Humahuaca

Iglesia de la Candelaria

Built in 1641, Humahuaca’s Iglesia de la Candelaria faces Plaza Gómez.
Monument in Humahuaca

Monumento a la Independencia

From the plaza, a staircase climbs to the Monumento a la Independencia, a vulgarity produced by local sculptor Ernesto Soto Avendaño. The sculpture exemplifies indigenismo, a widespread tendency in Latin Americ…