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..
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..
Calle Mollendo 37, Urb. Municipal, Cercado Arequipa PE - Arequipa
Prix Prices from : 24 $
Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, La Almohada del Rey offers accommodation in Arequipa. Free private parking is available on site. Each room has a private bathroom fitted with a shower. A flat-screen TV with cable channels is featured. You wil..
San Pedro, 139 PE - Arequipa Areq 01
The Hotel Corregidor is in the historical district of Arequipa, otherwise known as the White City. Services include practical accommodations, excursions to Colca Valley and Colca Canyon, and free Wi-Fi. The air conditioned rooms at the Hotel Correg..