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 PE - 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..
Plaza de Armas PE - Arequipa
Whether it be the interior or the exterior, Compañía Church (17C) is a gem of Baroque architecture. Surprising plant, animal and Indian interlaced motifs and patterns adorn the portal and the cloister, while the church's nave is graced with finely ca..
110 La Merced PE - 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..
Calle Pizarro 113, Cercado PE - Arequipa
Calle Jerusalén 202 PE - Arequipa
Only 200 metres from Arequipa’s Main Square, Tierra Viva Arequipa Plaza offers stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Breakfast is provided. Mercaderes street is 100 metres away. Behind a “sillar” stone facade, the local white volcanic r..
Calle Perú 105-B PE - Arequipa
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