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A very special place, very colonial and friendly. Great place to wonder around.

I spent 8 days in a hostel on the main plaza. Unfortunately the plaza was under extensive... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
Jas_5555555
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Quito, Ecuador
Capital of the Amazonas Province.

A small beautiful colonial town located in the mountains, very well preserved and with a lot of... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2017
euskgt
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

There is a plaza and a church of course plus a lot of restaurants and tour agencies. If you're staying in chachapoyas you won't have a choice about going there but certainly it's nothing special.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Millet02
Reviewed July 26, 2018

The plaza was. Ding rebuild and “tiled” when I was there, so it was inaccessible, but it will be beautiful when it is finished. The town is good for walking as it is small and unique. There are no busses, tu there are ample taxis....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank S. A
Reviewed January 14, 2018

I spent 8 days in a hostel on the main plaza. Unfortunately the plaza was under extensive renovation so I did not get to enjoy it. But I did enjoy the surrounding area and hiked to the view point and visited the central market close...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jas_5555555
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Having travelled to most parts of Peru over the past few years I was delighted to discover this lovely city in the northern mountains. The Plaza de Armas is a relaxing central square overlooked by an impressive cathedral and surrounded by unimposing shops, cafés and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Gerry-Kerkhof
Reviewed July 13, 2017

I don't know what I expected from a city on the edge of the Andes and the Amazon. The center is nice enough. It employs the typical colonial amalgam of grid streets, a Plaza de Armas with fountain, a rather non-descript church, a bewildering array...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ryan W
Reviewed June 22, 2017

A small beautiful colonial town located in the mountains, very well preserved and with a lot of attractions to vist as the Fortress of Kuelap or the Gocta waterfall. Very hard to reach, but once there is a lovely town to wander around.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank euskgt
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Chachapoyas a hidden gem. Go now before tourism takes over. Another Cusco in 5 years I would think. Nothing wrong with Cusco just very tourism led...

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gilly I
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Nothing special. Regular Peruvian rural main square. It's surrounded by tourism companies and bars and restaurants and some drugstores. Could be better.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Franco_Reviewer
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We loved to sit there in the late afternoon hours and see the sundown. It's a very lovely, clean place and the people around are all friendly.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank H2143VDjennyw
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Having just come from Cajamarca, this didn't stand out so much to me. Some of the buildings were mediochre and I didn't get an impressed feeling. Nice and clean, with wide drives and walkways, though. However, if you step up Amazonas from the PdA, you'll...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Michael M
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