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Address: Suburb of Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
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Great Mirador and Views

The Mirador Yanahuara offers great views of the city, as well as Misti and the other mountains surrounding Arequipa. It was very busy during midday with tourists, so I would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Lima, Peru

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Mirador Yanahuara offers great views of the city, as well as Misti and the other mountains surrounding Arequipa. It was very busy during midday with tourists, so I would suggest going early to get pictures without lots of people. There's a little market area with handcrafts being sold, and queso helado! The park was nice and shady...perfect place to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Some interesting buildings in the plaza, but this location is very much about the views over the city and suburbs.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Our tour took us to this church on the outskirts of the city. Very interesting and the view from outside the church is wonderful. We wouldn't have known about it if the tour hadn't gone there and we've been to the city before.

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Formerly a small town outside of the old city of Arequipa, but now part of the greater city, it has a lovely little square, an old colonial church and great views over the city and to the volcano of Misti.

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Wayne, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

when in Arequipa this is a must. The view from Yanahuara is stunning. The streets are cobblestone and still look like the old times. There are vendors in a small plaza and there are also lots of frozen cheese vendors. This is their type of ice cream. This is the ideal place for a nice afternoon walk.It seems safe and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I didn't like the theft who was watching my camera and tripod but i loved the scenery with mountains from that pedestrian street. It's quite touristic. And of course i liked the assistant of the police officer.

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The walk from the historic center and up to Yanahuara is not that long and the view is really nice. You get some good shots with the volcanos and a greater understanding of how big the city of Arequipa is. Would recommend others to visit - there is a nice plaza there as well.

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Cesena, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

this mirador offers you an amazing view over the volcano and for sure it's a great place to take the best pictures of it

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We came here to enjoy the views and it is well worth the hike from downtown Arequipa. There is also a lovely church in the mirador you should check out.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Not far from downtow, this Mirador allows you to see the valley, the river, and the new bridge (Chilinas) opened only a few months ago and said to be the longest in Peru. Unfortunately the church by the Mirador was closed.

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

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