“PACHAMAMA PERÚ” MUSEUM / “INTI HAMPI” HERBARIUM
Design of the building: Fibonacci Spiral
Number of rooms: 9
Each room represents a Natural Region of Peru and there are 8 in total. In each room all medicinal plants corresponding to a region will be exhibited, its preparation and its uses. In addition, in each room a model with the most important tourist attraction of the place is exhibited for its promotion.
In room 9, all the medicinal plants, seeds and gastronomic products of Peru are dried and preserved in a special way, each with its scientific and botanical description. These samples are preserved for approximately 100 years and are used as material for botanical studies and prevent their extinction.
The Eight Natural Regions of Peru according to the altitude levels, is a thesis formulated in 1938 by the Peruvian geographer Javier Pulgar Vidal. The lowest altitude is found in the Sechura Depression at 34 m.a.s.l., and the highest altitude is Huascarán at 6768 m.a.s.l.
- Room 1 – Chala or Coast region
- Room 2 – Yunga region
- Room 3 – Quechua, Keswa, Quichua, Queshua, Qechua region
- Room 4 – Suni or Jalca region
- Room 5 – Puna region
- Room 6 – Janca region
- Room 7 – Cloud Forest or Rupa Rupa region
- Room 8 – Rain Forest or Omagua region
- Room 9 – Inti Hampi Herbarium