Things to see and do - Ayacucho
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Ayacucho Travel guide
Ayacucho : Michelin's recommendations
Famous for its lively Holy Week, Ayacucho is home to many magnificent colonial buildings and it is a pleasure to explore its beautiful churches, convents and homes around the Plaza de Armas. The town is equally renowned for its excellent ceramics and fabric craft industry. Some extremely interesting archaeological sites can be visited in the surrounding countryside, such as the ruins of Huari and Incan vestiges of Vilcashuamán.
Tourist attractions Ayacucho : Things to see and do
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Enjoy a stroll down the alleys lined with benches and greenery of the delightful Plaza de Armas, admiring the handsome edifices hidden by the arched arcades. From the cathedral and its magnificent altarpieces - others are exhibited in the Museo de Ar..
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The fascinating Museo arqueológico Hipolito Unanue, not far from the modern university of Ayacucho, relates the history of the region's successive cultures since prehistory. The main appeal of the museum resides in its magnificent collection of ceram..
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The site of Huari (or Wari), in the upper central Andes, was without doubt the capital of the powerful kingdom of the Huari (700-1000AD). At the time it would have had nearly 50,000 inhabitants. The current vestiges show a circular urban plan. The di..