Plaza de Armas

Plaza de Armas, Arequipa: Address, Plaza de Armas Reviews: 4.5/5

Plaza de Armas
4.5
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Serving as the focus of urban life and evening activities, this elegant grand square features graceful colonnades, swaying palms and lush gardens.
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becky n
Washington DC, DC12 contributions
Nice place !
Nov 2021
We have been here for a few hours, we really enjoye to see the local people and the local birds!

There is people that sells food for the birds and you can feed them!
Written November 30, 2021
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lyncoutillon
New York City, NY23 contributions
Nice Plaza de Armas
Nov 2021 • Couples
One of the most amazing plqza de armas in Peru, as nicest as the one located in Cusco city. surrounded by the cathedral and the portales
Written November 25, 2021
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RichardK938
West Palm Beach, FL642 contributions
Great City Plaza
Apr 2021
This is a gorgeous city plaza filled with palm trees, fountains and surrounded by colonial Spanish buildings and cathedrals. Lots of people outside despite COVID but such a shame to see so many masks instead of faces. These people don't realize that the virus is not contagious outdoors. Very sad.
Written May 5, 2021
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GrahamP113
Witham, UK1,460 contributions
Part of city tour
Feb 2020 • Couples
What a beautiful square in the old town. A peaceful area to sit and enjoy the world go by. The area is well laid out and plenty of space to chill
Written February 29, 2020
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Jorit N
West Melton, New Zealand111 contributions
Very nice plaza
Jan 2020 • Family
This is one of the most beautiful places we have visited in our time in South America. Great central place to get back to and head out for the next stop. Lots of restaurants and shops to rest as well.
Written February 21, 2020
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Nancy G
Winnipeg, Canada18 contributions
A perfect place to stay and explore when in Arequipa!
Feb 2020 • Friends
So much to see and do! Shopping, tours, spa? A perfect getaway from the hustle of big city Peru! Very relaxing, lean and friendly. A must on your Peru itinerary!
Written February 20, 2020
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DonCesar
Nuremberg, Germany2,030 contributions
Arches
Feb 2020 • Couples
Interesting and one of the few landmarks on the city, the church with its arches give it personality, with stores and restaurants around.
Written February 15, 2020
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Luis Zuzunaga
Portage, WI21 contributions
Plaza de Armas de Arequipa
Jan 2020
Perhaps the most beautiful Plaza in Peru, ample, beautiful, with the impressive Catedral, jilt with “Sillar” ( whitish lava color from the volcano Misti). This is an old plaza with much historical background. Well kept gardens, many pigeons and people. One impressive feature are the arches around the square that hold many stores and restaurants. Near by is the Iglesia de la Compañía (Jesuits), on the opositor side of the cathedral. A place to see specially the cupola, completely cover inside with beautiful paintings and a display of religious ornaments in gold and silver.
Written February 13, 2020
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Dfr
Lima, Peru2 contributions
A beautiful city
Jan 2020 • Couples
We could not have been more pleased with our visit to Arequipa and stay at the Casa Andina Premium. The Casa Andina staff was attentive and extremely professional; our accommodations were wonderful including an excellent dining room and service at the hotel. The hotel could not be more centrally located, just a short walk to outstanding restaurants, the Plaza de Armas and the Saint Catherine of Siena Convent. January is the rainy season and it is best to book flights very early in the morning. Rain apparel is very useful this time of the year. Arequipa is clean, tourist friendly and safe. A beautiful city for a marvelous, interesting and restful stay.
Written February 11, 2020
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Ari T
Seattle, WA67 contributions
Busy and beautiful
Feb 2020
The center of the downtown, theres lots going on, tons of snacks, and an amazing fountain and the massive cathedral. Great asethetic and worth wandering both during the day and again at night
Written February 10, 2020
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