Things to see and do - Arequipa
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Arequipa Travel guide
Arequipa : Michelin's recommendations
Arequipa, birthplace of Mario Vargas Llosa, is more than worthy of a visit. A listed UNESCO site, the town is strewn with Baroque and crossbred architectural edifices, such as the immense Santa Catalina Convent, which should not be missed, particularly as it is lively and busy throughout the day. The surrounding countryside is also superb (the surrounding volcanoes are paradise for sports enthusiasts).
Tourist attractions Arequipa : Things to see and do
301 Santa Catalina 301 PER - Arequipa
Santa Catalina convent (16C), the highlight of a visit to Arequipa, is nowadays only inhabited by twenty or so nuns who live an austere life. Yet back in the 18C, nearly 500 sisters enjoyed unparalleled freedom and a lavish lifestyle within these wal..
110 La Merced 110 PER - Arequipa
The Museo Santuarios Andinos was opened following the discovery in 1995 at the top of the Nevado Ampato (some 6000m high), of the body of a young girl, sacrificed by the Incas 500 years earlier. Called the Ice Maiden, she was remarkably well preserve..
303 Melgar 303 PER - Arequipa
It is a treat to wander through the rooms of the Museo de Arte virreinal Santa Teresa. Frescoes, paintings (particularly by Quispe Tito), sculptures and different objects of the colonial era are located in this pleasant early 18C convent, still parti..
Peral 567-B CERCADO PER - Arequipa
Prix Prices from : 18 $
Featuring a garden and a terrace with panoramic Arequipa City views, Hostal El Peral offers free Wi-Fi. Plaza de Armas Square and Mercaderes Street are 700 metres away. The rooms in Hostal El Peral feature a private bathroom, a desk and cable TV. T..
Rivero No. 412 PER - Arequipa
Prix Prices from : 32 $
This local inn in downtown Arequipa is just a 15-minute drive from Arequipa Airport, and 5-blocks from Plaza de Armas. It offers a free shuttle service from the airport and complimentary Wi-Fi. The spacious rooms at Arequipa Inn have dark carpeted ..
Manuel Ugarteche 309 PER - Arequipa
Located 1,5 km from the main square, Hotel Meliana offers free Wi-Fi and breakfast in Arequipa. A garden and a business centre are featured on site. Ejercito avenue is 3 km from the property. Providing a tranquil environment. the rooms in Hotel Meli..