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Molino de Sabandia

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The Molino de Sabandía (Sabandía Mill) is a three centuries old water mill, set in the old Arequipa countryside. Build in 1621. The magnificent Sabandia Mill towers over the bucolic countryside, its white walls shining in the sun. Its sturdy...more
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Camino Al Molino S/N. Sabandia, Arequipa 04000, Peru
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Beautiful restored watermil, where one can see how it works. Not impressie. Nices are the Llama’s around this area that were shown. Nice place because of its green fields and shadow. Good for photographing weddings and other celebrations, but ontging more.

Thank joheuvel92
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This architectural masterpiece was built in 1785 as the first mill of its kind in the area. Although the structure fell into a dilapidated state, it was restored in 1973. This centuries-old mill, powered by a nearby waterfall, is in operation, grinding grains and flours,...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Very nice and unexpected green place in the desert region of Arequipa, the mill mixes history, animals and peace for a great moment as a couple or with kids...

Thank Benoît L
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This is the old grist mill for the Sabandia hacienda. The grounds are well kept and it gives a glimpse of how a grist mill functions. Nice quiet spot that is well landswcaped.

Thank Jirecarol
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended! Besides being able to appreciate its architecture with the sillar of Arequipa and observe some of the mills working so far. We really enjoy the mill because it’s like having a little bit of Arequipa in one magic place with Llamas, Alpacas, guanacos,...More

Thank sil19832016
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

It was a really nice place we had a nice moment in the molino the weather in arequipa is wonderfull!!

Thank Jhon S
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Visited 16 years ago and wanted to go back. Lovely grounds, water wheels that show how corn was ground in this old mill years ago, and a restaurant nearby for snacks, beers, or food. Some tourist stuff offered like horse rides but those seem to...More

Thank Isabel F
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

After missing this attraction on a trip nine years ago, we decided to make the effort this time. Even with our own vehicle, the effort wasn't worth it. You walk thru the mill (1 interpretive sign), out the back stairs, around via the animals, and...More

Thank Kottbullar
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you you would like to spend some time far from the city you should go there. Green grass to do some activities: make a BBQ, to play some sports, canopy, horse riding, quads, a mini little zoo, etc.

Thank Gonzalo C
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Is a very nice attraction to visit, located outside Arequipa, you can rent a taxi to reach the place. Is very nice for visiting with family

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