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All reviews street vendors nice square safe area worth a stop main square every evening the river monument malecon peru sculptor activity battle plaques strolling chilean architecture
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Nice Plaza that has everything in close proximity to it. Would recommonend the pizza and ice cream shop!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joneseyy
Reviewed October 9, 2018

There is a Plaza de Armas in Cusco, Lima and probably every other Peruvian town. We grabbed a cab (which was a three wheeled motorcycle powered tuktuk) and ask the driver if he could stop so we could run quickly through the Plaza de Armas....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StephenM465
Reviewed September 19, 2018

During the day, there aren't many people on the plaza. However, at night, families come out and there are local vendors selling everything from food to small toys for children. We saw musicians and families enjoying the fresh evening air. There are tons of toursit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Iamkay
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Situated in the north oriental zone of Perú on the border with Colombia and Brazil at an altitude of 348 ft / 106 m above sea level. The capital Iquitos city is located in the left margin of Amazonas River, the most voluminous and widest...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Plaza is immaculate, well cared for. Every evening the locals come out to enjoy the plaza, the fountain and the street vendors. Compared to other areas of Iquitos this is a beautiful square surrounded by colonial buildings and the Doubletree hotel. It’s just a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank NewOrleansTravelBug
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

This is the cultural center of Iquitos. Many people come here to pass the time and also gather for social activities. One night it was super crowded as Peru was playing in the soccer world cup game so there was a sea of red and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank thisgirl_Gray
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This is the square where it all happens, the centre away from the river. Sit still, watch the people and listen to the din of the mototaxis over the bells from the cathedral.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank holger b
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Going to the Plaza de Armas was amazing during the day, and especially on Palm Sunday, but the night life was what I was really drawn to. Going at night seemed to create a completely different atmosphere. There were people out selling food, trinkets, toys,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Bahley M
Reviewed March 1, 2018

And really is a main square... you will find more people during the nights. Different activities, street sellers, people walking around the plaza... It's located just in the center of the city, and a very emblematic place for this city.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Eduardo R
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

After reading a few comments on the main square I am disappointed to find out that everyone ignores the bizarre funny detail of its monument. There is a plaque showing a freize in high relief displaying a battle between Chinese and Peruvians, battle which never...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Doug H | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any high end jewelry in Iquitos. However your best bet is probably along and under the Malecon, which is the walkway/plaza that runs along the river.
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