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Sadly they do not show where most of the population of the estate lived. This is a common error with many estates to now show the slave quarters or the work housing of the peasants and slaves that worked on the property. After all most...More
La Mansion Del Fundador on its own is well worth the visit to see how Spanish lived in Peru after settling down and adopting to local conditions. Most of the furniture and household items has been preserved. It was a nice glimpse into the past.
Spent an hour or so slowly exploring this old house. Walk out to main road and wait 10 minutes for a taxi ride back. No problem easy. 10 soles per person for entry and a 10-12 soles taxi ride (one way).
The Mansion is not a lengthy visit, nor is it expensive, but it is interesting. Reading the ownership history and a bit about the various inhabitants was interesting and it is full of period furniture. For any numismatists, there is a serious display of Peruvian...More
We stopped by here on a bus tour. I am really glad we did, it is a cute museum with antique furniture and paintings. The cathedral and the parts in the back (ie the original kitchen) are most interesting.