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Address: Calle Moral 318, Arequipa, Peru
Phone Number: 054/210-084
Description: This meticulously restored 18th century mansion is filled with period...
This meticulously restored 18th century mansion is filled with period furniture, paintings and sculptures. Its name is derived from the moral (mulberry) trees that grow in its courtyard.
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Good value, very good guide

The house has been damaged in earthquakes, so unfortunately most or all the furnishing and pieces of art are not original. However it is a nice collection. The guide, Alvaro, is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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La Paz, Bolivia

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La Paz, Bolivia
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The house has been damaged in earthquakes, so unfortunately most or all the furnishing and pieces of art are not original. However it is a nice collection. The guide, Alvaro, is quite knowledgeable about paintings and he really makes the visit worthwhile.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This mansion, which is nicely renovated and has lots of period furnishing gives a good insight of how the rich lived during the colonial time. Especially the woodcarving is very nice and charming. Worth the 5 soles entrance fee, photography allowed.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Good value Sol5 for visit which takes 45-60 mins. Signage in Spanish & English. History of the house & super furniture and numismatic exhibition

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Interesting if you want to learn more about life in Arequipa in the 18th century. It actually delivered more than I was expecting after reading some visitors' comments in tripadvisor.

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Chicago
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193 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is an old house, which originally dates from the 17th century. I say originally because it has been severely damaged from earthquakes and rebuilt at least twice since then. So, most of what you see is probably about 100 years old. It is nicely furnished with period pieces. The main problem is that there are only a few plaques,... More 

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Huntington, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had an awkward tour when we stopped in for a visit. Instead of describing the history and significance of the building, the guide quizzed us about objects and their meaning, seemingly gaining amusement from our perplexed responses. The 5 soles entrance fee is a bargain but we weren't counting on a guide and didn't know whether or not we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We decided to visit the place to kill some time before our bus, and didn't regret it. The entrance fee is 5 soles, and it is a good way to support municipality for keeping these places alive. The house has a number of rooms that show typical interior of the Colonial times, there is information about various objects of interior... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Nice little museum in a colonial building. We were amazed by the leather covered chests and carved furniture displayed in the rooms. The maps and the bank note collection were also interesting. Bathroom facilities were very clean. We spent 1 hour or a bit more there.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

At only 5 soles to get in, Casa del Moral is a great way to spend a hour or so. Right in the centre of town, it's easy to find. Essentially you wander through the rooms that surround the central courtyard, each displaying paintings, furniture, maps, carvings and other items typical of a very rich home. A lovely little garden... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The beautiful house is in the city center and the fee is only S/5. It is an interesting glimpse of Colonial life. Our guide was focused on specific objects in each room and neglected to give us much information about the history of the house or the people that had lived there, which would have been more interesting to me.... More 

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Address: Calle Moral 318, Arequipa, Peru
Phone Number: 054/210-084
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa

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