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Address: Calle Mercaderes 141, Arequipa 054, Peru (Formerly Patio del Ekeko)
Phone Number: +51 54 215861
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Description: A unique place in the world where you will find: culture and magic...
A unique place in the world where you will find: culture and magic, shopping and emotions, memories and moments, flavors and sensations. Patio del Ekeko is a shopping center located in the heart of the historic center, half a block from the Main Square, where visitors can in a safe and nurturing environment, shop, eat, drink and relax safely. Within the mix of differentiated products and services are renowned shops as Kuna, which sells fine garments made with natural fibers of alpaca, vicuna, guanaco, llama, cotton and silk. Ilaria jewelry that sells unique pieces of silver worked with the famous and ancient Peruvians master goldsmiths. These two brands offer products export to the world with the best and highest quality raw materials. Complete the offer El Ekeko own stores that offer the best products made by Peruvian artists and artisans and quality garments with original designs. Organic products, handbags and accessories with novel motifs and Peruvian style. A gourmet area where a selection of natural, organic products, ancestral Andean export quality and a wide range of Pisco, spirits and Peruvian coffees from top brands. Patio del Ekeko also has a spectacular altarpiece of 12 meters high, which can be seen in the four floors of the building, made by renowned peruvian artist Paolo Cordano. In this altarpiece can appreciate the customs, traditions and attractions that Arequipa. Likewise the four towering sculptures actual size of Ekeko, Andean God of wealth, luck and fortune, are a unique attraction of the Mall. Patio del Ekeko has a unique concept with the most appropriate to enjoy shopping and spend the most unforgettable moments environment.
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Little shopping center, especially for tourists.

This little "mall" of four floors was created especially for tourists, just one block from the Plaza de Armas. Since our hotel (Sonesta Posadas del Inca -see my review!) was just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2013
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Place to find interesting things handcrafted and for good prices, you will like it and enjoy close to the historic centre you will really like it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Visited this afternoon and bought a couple of gifts. Was worried about getting them back to Australia in my luggage but the employees wrapped them expertly in bubble wrap. Very happy with the experience.

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Arequipa Region, Peru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Really find Ekeko expensive but mostly western tourist like this place and maybe not for us. My friends brought us food from Ekeko and their takeaways is not that good for me!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

My friend and I visited the restaurant thinking it would be a great place to have some snacks and cocktail. Boy we were wrong. We ordered the piqueo tipico. Items were missing from the tray, the chicharrones were hot but the anticuchos cold. We sent it back so we could get it at the right temperatures, they literally stuck the... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This little "mall" of four floors was created especially for tourists, just one block from the Plaza de Armas. Since our hotel (Sonesta Posadas del Inca -see my review!) was just around the corner, this was an easy stroll to pick up some souvenirs. What they sell here is good quality and prices are accordingly. There are some restaurants too,... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had to double check the location and ask for directions to find this restaurant, even though it is close to the main square. However, we enjoyed a lunch there. It doesn't have a view, although above street level, but in return provides a bit a of a relief from the hustle and bustle of the streets.

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Quinton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

First time to Arequipa and this was our first real dinner there,,,besides Mc'Donalds that I was craving. The prices were very reasonable, especially considering the amount of food you received. Plus, there is a lot to see in the building, it's like a museum and shopping mall on multiple levels. Some cool statues and a great carving along the center... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

It's got good reviews but found it to be like a USA chain restuarant, so a little disappointed but food was ok.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Nicely set small commercial center with lots of very classy Peruvian products at North American prices. Nice to visit and check.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I usually do not like to write a bad review, but I wanted to try the restaurant that I went before a couple of years ago and love it, but this time I went with my mother we were there before, also and she like it, well everything fine, very nice enviroment, excelent ubication ( just shy of 1 block... More 

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Address: Calle Mercaderes 141, Arequipa 054, Peru (Formerly Patio del Ekeko)
Phone Number: +51 54 215861
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa

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