Cultural Landscape of the Sondondo Valley

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Cultural Landscape of the Sondondo Valley is part of the Tentative list of Peru in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Sondondo Valley is a cultural landscape representative of the societies based on agriculture and livestock farming that have settled in these high lands. Tangible elements of this landscape include guardian mountains, pasture areas, cattle corrals, terraces and platforms for cultivation, villages and roads. It is an exceptional testimony of the cosmogony of the locals and the agricultural practices carried out on these plateaus for centuries.

Map of Cultural Landscape of the Sondondo Valley

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Full Name
Cultural Landscape of the Sondondo Valley
Country
Peru
Added
2019
Type
Cultural
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2019 Added to Tentative List

The site has 3 locations

Cultural Landscape of the Sondondo Valley: Cabana High Plateau (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Sondondo Valley: Sondondo Terraces (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Sondondo Valley: Negro Mayo Terraces and Bofedales (T)

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