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
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
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
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..
Peral 319 PE - Arequipa
Prix Prices from : 28 $
Featuring a daily complimentary Continental breakfast, Santa Teresa Park offers accommodations in Arequipa. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Rooms here are all fitted with a private bathroom with free toiletries, a flat-screen with cable channels and..
Rivero No. 412 PE - Arequipa Areq 01
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 ..
Calle Ayacucho 217 PE - Arequipa
Prix Prices from : 20 $
Featuring free WiFi access, El Alamo offers accommodations in Arequipa. The Santa Teresa Convent is a 3-minute drive away. Each room here is fitted with a TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries. A daily continental breakfast is included. At..