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Top Choice Argentine in Jujuy


The best parrilla option in Jujuy is this central, upscale place offering all your barbecued favorites in a relaxed atmosphere. But there’s plenty more on the menu, with a range of tasty sauces to go with the chicke…
Top Choice Gallery in Jujuy


An attractive modern space, Culturarte showcases exhibitions by a collective of 26 well-established Argentine contemporary artists. There's often work of excellent quality here, and it makes a fun place to check out…
Top Choice Cafe in Jujuy

Casa Tomada

A funky art cafe that turns into Jujuy's bohemian playground after the sun drops. Expect a grab bag of offerings here, from tai chi and music classes to live music deep into the night. It serves food too, including …
Bakery in Jujuy

Madre Tierra

This place is a standout. The design is creative and inviting, the vegetarian food (there’s a daily set menu) is excellent and the sandwiches and pizzas can be washed down with fresh juice or organic craft beer. The…
Arts & Crafts in Jujuy

Casa Garzon

A leather workshop that also sells saddles, traditional cow-skin drums, boots, belts, wallets, bags and some cool hats. It can customize anything you like if you have the time to wait.
Cathedral in Jujuy

Iglesia Catedral

Jujuy’s 18th-century cathedral replaced a predecessor destroyed by the Diaguita. The outstanding feature, salvaged from the original church, is the gold-laminated baroque pulpit, thought to be built by local artisan…
Pizza in Jujuy


A corner pizza parlor with a wood-burning brick oven, timber furniture, African masks on walls and an array of ingredients to lay atop your pie or stuff inside your calzone (you know, if that's your thing). Choose f…
Museum in Jujuy

Museo Arqueológico

The central exhibit here is a vivid 3000-year-old fertility goddess figure, depicted with snakes for hair and in the act of giving birth. She’s a product of the advanced San Francisco culture in Las Yungas from abou…
Museum in Jujuy

Museo Temático de Maquetas Tupac Amaru

Set up by and housed in the headquarters of an indigenous cultural center that also offers community yoga and Zumba classes, this charming museum tells the history, traditions and mythology of indigenous Argentina i…
Market in Jujuy

Mercado del Sur

Jujuy’s lively Mercado del Sur is a genuine trading post where indigenous Argentines swig mazamorra (a cold maize soup) and peddle coca leaves. Simple eateries around here serve hearty regional specialties; try chic…