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The Town of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

31 December, 2009 / Read time: 1 minute

In this video we can see some images of San Pedro de Atacama, its archaeological museum and its people. This town is the largest and closest to the ALMA Observatory, approximately 30 kilometers away.

With about 2000 population (at the date of the video), this oasis is an important tourist spot, where travelers from all over the world come in search of knowledge, beautiful landscapes and adventures.

One of the most important elements of its culture, is its heritage in agriculture, pottery and handicrafts, in addition to its iconic adobe buildings.

Credits: National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)