Arequipa

Attraction

Museo Santuarios Andinos

Often called the Juanita Museum, Museo Santuarios Andinos holds the bodies of four young girls thought to be sacrificed by the Inca to appease the gods more than 500 years ago. The first mummy found, called the Juanita mummy, is said to have been frozen at the age of 13 and was found in 1995 near the summit of Mount Ampato.

Essential Information

  • Ages:  All ages