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“Missing North America and its prices?”
Review of Patio del Ekeko

Patio del Ekeko
Ranked #1 of 5 Fun & Games in Arequipa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A unique place in the world where you will find: culture and magic, shopping and emotions, memories and moments, flavors and sensations. Patio del Ekeko is a shopping center located in the heart of the historic center, half a block from the Main Square, where visitors can in a safe and nurturing environment, shop, eat, drink and relax safely. Within the mix of differentiated products and services are renowned shops as Kuna, which sells fine garments made with natural fibers of alpaca, vicuna, guanaco, llama, cotton and silk. Ilaria jewelry that sells unique pieces of silver worked with the famous and ancient Peruvians master goldsmiths. These two brands offer products export to the world with the best and highest quality raw materials. Complete the offer El Ekeko own stores that offer the best products made by Peruvian artists and artisans and quality garments with original designs. Organic products, handbags and accessories with novel motifs and Peruvian style. A gourmet area where a selection of natural, organic products, ancestral Andean export quality and a wide range of Pisco, spirits and Peruvian coffees from top brands. Patio del Ekeko also has a spectacular altarpiece of 12 meters high, which can be seen in the four floors of the building, made by renowned peruvian artist Paolo Cordano. In this altarpiece can appreciate the customs, traditions and attractions that Arequipa. Likewise the four towering sculptures actual size of Ekeko, Andean God of wealth, luck and fortune, are a unique attraction of the Mall. Patio del Ekeko has a unique concept with the most appropriate to enjoy shopping and spend the most unforgettable moments environment.
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Missing North America and its prices?”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

Nicely set small commercial center with lots of very classy Peruvian products at North American prices. Nice to visit and check.

Visited July 2012
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Orlando, Florida
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“excelent ambience, badservice”
Reviewed July 25, 2012

I usually do not like to write a bad review, but I wanted to try the restaurant that I went before a couple of years ago and love it, but this time I went with my mother we were there before, also and she like it, well everything fine, very nice enviroment, excelent ubication ( just shy of 1 block from main plaza) great menu, prices uhmmm in the upper level for my taste so I wanted to eat something light ,I asked for a sandwich called the special club. moderate price, nice and warm, my mom asked for a lasagna..frist it took too long the get to the table both dishes and second my mom got sick..again service was lousy every time we needed something the waiter did not look at us, and when he did he just ignore us, so not a good experience there. I wont go back there instead will try something new.

Visited July 2012
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Thank ricardos95
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Saint Johns
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69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Mall”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

A big, fancy expensive shopping mall. Might as well stay in the US as to go here. Very nice inside, but not really "Peruvian".

Visited June 2012
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Thank 7Wunders
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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lots of Pricey Shops”
Reviewed May 14, 2012

It´s located on Mercaderes, a street closed to traffic that ends at the Plaza de Armas.
This street has a starbucks, burger king, kfc, and pizza hut! I was so surprised to see it!
We went to Ekeko just for the public bathroom, which was always hard to find in Peru.

Visited May 2012
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3 Thank Kristin S
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Quito, Ecuador
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141 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Nice, cozy and modern place for shopping, eating and drinking”
Reviewed February 16, 2012

NIce, warm, safe and modern place where you can shop till oyu drop or seat and drink or eat anything you want inside of a nice restaurant

Visited February 2012
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1 Thank Dennis Y
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