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Historic Centre of Arequipa

Arequipa, Peru
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Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are many hidden places hidden in Arequipa, just walk around the downtown area and visit the Tambos (old traditional houses where many families live to present days) walk through San Lazaro neighbohood. I hope you find the church which highest point is at the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will find a lot of historical building and houses also museums, restaurants, coffe shops and travel agencies.

Thank selern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arenquipa's old centre is one of the most beautiful centre in Peru....Lot's of things to see, shops and restaurants...we regarded we stayed only two days....

Thank Evon P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By day and especially by night, this Plaza looks like the living room for the citizens of Arequipa. There is so much activity that it is a great place to watch families and people of all age interact with each other. There are also several...More

Thank imtravelready
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best places in Peru, the colonial centre of town with its beautiful buildings and colonades is a stark contrast to the chaotic unplanned and un managed development of the surrounding newer suberbs

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Strong Spanish influence in thd design of Arequipa. Cobble stone streets still as ghey were. A square in typical colonial style wi t h a church on one side, govt on th edd other snd army barracks now commercisl stores and restaurants. This is a...More

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area of Arequipa. Gorgeous shops and some really sweet restaurants and cafes (all pretty cheap). If you're in Arequipa these streets are a must see! We stayed in a hostel here and it was without a doubt the best decision to move there.

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Arequipa is a nice place for a two days visit. The white sellar buildings all over the centre are authentic and beautifull. Good restaurants and a friendly atmosphere. Althought much traffic (mostly taxi's ).

Thank Yolande V
Reviewed 15 October 2017

the square is a good place to rest and observe the townspeople for a while. Lots of restaurants. Fine architecture. lots of room for kids to run around

Thank Harry J
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We called Arequipa home for a year. I loved walking around the historic center and visiting the historic churches, homes and museums. The free tours offfered every day will give you a good insight to the history of the area and pique your interest to...More

Thank Steven L
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