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Historic Centre of Arequipa

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Address: Arequipa, Peru
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This white city is nice to visit. From the plaza de armas you can go to the market easily. There are lots of things to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This white city is nice to visit. From the plaza de armas you can go to the market easily. There are lots of things to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

One can easily spend a whole day within the historic centre of Arequipa starting from Plaza San Francisco in the north along Zela where you can find the Iglesias of San Francisco and Zig Zag - one of Arequipa's best restaurant and work your way down towards the monasterio where you can easily spend an hour. Further south is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We always learn something new when touring each city's historic center. Arequipa is no exemption. Fascinating! We'd recommend hiring a private guide and following your own interests, instead of following a group and listening to a canned speech.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

What a beautiful Plaza and Church. From one angle (looking toward the river) at sundown, you can standing on the east side facing the river as the sun sets.... what a beautiful sight and the colors, oh the coloring is gorgeious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Allow yourself some time to have a look at this great place. Second biggest city in Peru and full of 5 star attractions. The locals are awesome and the local art is to be checked out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One of the best Plaza de Armas in all of Latin America. Easily rivaling the Plaza of Cusco - which every tour book counts as the best. The center is a UNESCO World Heritage site and has a preservation not seen in a lot of "secondary" cities in Latin America. One of the best parts of AQP is getting off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I visited here with a group tour around Peru. I knew little about the city before arriving but fell totally in love with the place. It was an excellent way to start to acclimatise for our ongoing travels but well worth a visit in its own right. It has a laid back and friendly vibe and whilst I was there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Historic center of Arequipa is full of delicious restaurants that will make you love Peruvian food. Arequipas has some of the most delicious sweets you may try in south America a must have its the local toffee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful buildings and safe to walk around, the main square is being repaired right now, so some of it was blocked, if you wanna have your pic taken with tons of pigeons this is the place!! The best way is to take a bus tour unless you have a lot of time on your hands, we traveled with our 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Loved the Arequipa historic center. Beautiful and historic! Must see if in Arequipa!! Very lovely promenade.

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Address: Arequipa, Peru
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa

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