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Address: Suburb of Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
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Sightview over the city

This district center is also very beautiful and is worth the tour. It has a nice church with architectural particularities and you are a little over the city giving you a nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This district center is also very beautiful and is worth the tour. It has a nice church with architectural particularities and you are a little over the city giving you a nice spot.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I just love the neighborhood of Yanahuara and the endless opportunities it offers to explore the ancient city of Arequipa. I recommend an evening walk that takes you over the Puente Grau and into the neighborhood of Yanahuara with a final view point from the Plaza de Yanahuara just as the sun begins to set over the Cathedral of Arequipa.... More 

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

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

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