The tour is done on foot and it concentrates art works that give evidence of Jesus' message and transmit a spiritual view through contemporary eyes.
Vía Christi Theme Park has become and emblematic site for visitors to Junín de los Andes. It offers a Christian message that is easy to understand by those who have not had access to the Bible.
Twenty-two stations that intertwine episodes from Jesus' life -from his birth to his death in the cross- were put inside a pinewood area. They show his thoughts and public lectures before his disciples within a perfect combination of Christian faith and Mapuche beliefs.
We went on a hike around the venue, led by a specialized guide that would unveil the interpretation of each allegory. The trail went uphill and we stopped in front of one of the large size sculptures for a few minutes. Made of concrete, they are located on circular flagstones that represent the sun. The explanations helped us understand why many of the faces have the features of the native peoples.
Contact: Sub Secretaría de Turismo y Cultura
Padre Milanesio y Coronel Suárez (8371) Junín de los Andes, Neuquén, Argentina Tel: +54 2972-491160
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