Historic Centre of Arequipa

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Historic Centre of Arequipa

Historic Centre of Arequipa
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RichardK938
West Palm Beach, FL570 contributions
UNESCO Site for Good Reason
Apr 2021
The historic section of Arequipa is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site due to the abundance of Spanish colonial buildings as well as several cathedrals and monasteries. Be sure to take a walking tour to see all of them.
Written May 5, 2021
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Skaramoosh
Edmonton, Canada3,708 contributions
Loved It!
Jan 2020
This historic city had such an impact on us that we decided we would definitely return in the near future. The historic old town of Arequipa was built with volcanic sillar rock and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in December 2000.

The architecture is like a fusion of European and local native tastes. The result is simply remarkable.

If you can, do stay at least two nights here to explore this wonderful city.

Highly Recommended!
Written March 21, 2020
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NANASCCA
Nasca - Ica13 contributions
Everything could be better but...
Jan 2020
The harassment you suffer while walking around the center by vendor os tours, sometimes on their own or carrying dos or cats souvenirs or restaurants, apart from it, the ladies who carry around baby sheep or alpacas to make you take a picture of them, in exchange of money, please do not accept that, that way you'll be supporting animal abuse and animal exploitation, that's is really awful, I suggest you all buy tours to the agencies you were recommended, by other travelers, or if you want to buy souvenirs, do it a the shops you may find all along the way, that is gonna be better for you.
Written March 11, 2020
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GrahamP113
Witham, UK1,338 contributions
Part of city trip
Feb 2020 • Couples
Very interesting trip and definitely worth exploring the culture and rich history of this lovely white city. Find time to do this trip
Written February 29, 2020
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DonCesar
Nuremberg, Germany2,030 contributions
Colonial.
Feb 2020 • Couples
Cute and small. It makes you forget about all the horrible views and traffic entering the city. Downtown it’s manicured and clean, walkable. Great bar scene.
Written February 15, 2020
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Sanna Ringstrøm
3 contributions
Ok
Dec 2019
The Historic Centre of Arequipa was nice to see when you are there you should definetaley take a look, nut nothing i would recommend by itself
Written February 12, 2020
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Ari T
Seattle, WA67 contributions
Worth a walk
Feb 2020
the white stone the city is known for is beautiful and no better way to get a feel for arequipa than to take some time wandering the centre of the city. lots of good food opetions around as well!
Written February 10, 2020
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Alicehelena1208
United Kingdom328 contributions
Great visit
Oct 2019
Lovely inside the building. Cultural building so knees and shoulders must be covered.
At night there are rooftop bars nearby to view it all lit up.
Written January 27, 2020
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Pierre-Yves
Berlin, Germany47 contributions
Absolutely fantastic
Jan 2020 • Family
We heard of Arequipa as the white city or la ciudad blanca, without really knowing why. Walk through the old part of the City and you understand :-) The historic center is beautiful and very well cared / renovated. You can enter in many houses to discover the inner gardens or squares. A must see and a wonderful day or half day walk. Many restaurant or cafe options as well if you want to stop a while for a rest
Written January 26, 2020
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Loretta M
Texas44 contributions
So much fun to see this place with all the vendors and shops!
Jan 2020
When you walk around here, your eyes are roaming everywhere just to take it all in! Lots of vendors selling items, and food also. The home-made ice cream I tasted was delicious! No matter what you buy, you are getting good value for the money.
Written January 20, 2020
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