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Small-Group Arequipa Countryside Tour Including La Mansion del Fundador
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Arequipa City Tour Including St Catherine Monastery
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice feel to the area. Nice spot to see with limited time. Not much you can say other than this as it is a square in the middle of the city

Thank hands1987
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the main square in Arequipa, with the main cathedral bordering one whole side of the square. The other three sides are colonial style buildings with verandas with many local restaurants and shops. If visiting, you definitely should not miss the square.

Thank KenNYC150
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a year in Arequipa before moving to the north coast. From our travels around the country, I can say that this is one of the most beautiful Plazas in Peru. But I have to say we rarely ate at any of the restaurants...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This main square is beautiful at day or night. The look of the cathedral and surrounding arches is pretty nice, especially at night.

Thank Guido C
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had planned to visit the city center of Arequipa only for 2 days with our little girl of 16 months of life. We saw that the park was less clean than we had thought to see because of the many doves

Thank Jös R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing countless Plazas de Armas, one would think they'd be inured to their beauty. But despite having seen plenty others on our trip, and this being our last one, we thought this one was every bit as stunning as some of our other favorites....More

Thank Noah J
Reviewed 1 week ago

great architecture & great photos.. cant miss it take a seat in front of the plaza in the park great view for people watching.. amazing photos early morning for at sunset

Thank AustGuy01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to sit a moment in, although you'll have to be eagle-eyed to get a spot in the shade and be willing to get very friendly with up to three others in the bench. It's bound by colonial architecture and the cathedral, with lots...More

Thank Erika L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very typical of Peruvian plazas, though others are cleaner. A regular gather place for locals and visitors alike. Nice military flag raising this morning.

Thank MarvinCarter
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many pigeons, and people are constantly blasting firecrackers to scare them into flight. On top of that it's crowded and hawkers are always bothering you.

Thank Rys M
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