Puente del Inca, Argentina

The small town of Puente del Inca is located in the Argentinean Andes in Mendoza Province to 2720 meters.Puente_de_linca_january2008 Puente_del_Inca_7 usdfdsrl

World The place is known by the same name Puente del Inca, which is located on the edge of settlements. Unlike the name suggests, the bridge is not a monument of the Incas, but an educated through erosion natural rock arch. The name comes from the assumption that the Incas had penetrated this far. The natural arch spanning 47 meters high and 28 meters wide across the Río Mendoza.

At the Puente springs a hot sulfur spring, which stains the rock reddish yellow. This circumstance led to the establishment of a thermal bath, which was however destroyed in 1953 by a landslide. You could reach until today under the bridge on the way through the ruins, but this access is closed due to the danger of collapse until further since 2005.