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The Plaza is nice. The old Mayor used to shut down the streets around the plaza on Sunday nights. It was a lot of fun. All the families bring their kids. I was great. I hope the new Mayor continues this tradition.
Plaza De Armas in Iquitos is one of the busiest centers we visited. Lots of shops and close to the water which is their mainstay of business. Motor Cars (tuk-tuk) by the thousands!!! Cheap and fun transportation.
When visiting Iquitos for any length of time you'll want to be familiar with the Plaza de Armas. If you ever get lost, anyone can direct you back here. Important buildings from the rubber boom times surround the plaza, and the plaza itself is the...More
There is a Plaza de Armas in Cusco, Lima and probably every other Peruvian town. We grabbed a cab (which was a three wheeled motorcycle powered tuktuk) and ask the driver if he could stop so we could run quickly through the Plaza de Armas....More
During the day, there aren't many people on the plaza. However, at night, families come out and there are local vendors selling everything from food to small toys for children. We saw musicians and families enjoying the fresh evening air. There are tons of toursit...More
Situated in the north oriental zone of Perú on the border with Colombia and Brazil at an altitude of 348 ft / 106 m above sea level.
The capital Iquitos city is located in the left margin of Amazonas River, the most voluminous and widest...More