San Salvador de Jujuy is the capital city of the Jujuy province in Argentina. The city is more culturally indigenous than any other city in Argentina. It is surrounded by mountains and located near the southern end of a gorge called Quebrada de Humahuaca. The city was founded in the late 1500s, and there is a mix of modern and colonial buildings. The city center has many modern hotels, restaurants and cafes, and there are many shops where you can buy local products.
The neighborhoods within the city have their own character which can be seen while wandering through the streets. A few of San Salvador de Jujuy's important sights include the Cathedral, the Cabildo (town hall building) and the French-Baroque hall of flags. The city hosts several festivals throughout the year to celebrate holidays and one in particular that is an annual remembrance of their part in the war of independence.
San Salvador de Jujuy is located approximately 58 miles north of Salta, Argentina. It has its own international airport, but it can also be reached by taking route 9 from Salta.