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Historic Centre of Arequipa

Arequipa, Peru
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Arequipa City Tour Including St Catherine Monastery
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Private Tour: Colonial Arequipa Including Recoleta Convent and Casa del Moral
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“white city” (21 reviews)
“white stone” (12 reviews)
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Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Arequipa is our favourite city in Peru, please include it on your tour. The centre us very walkable and everyone is very friendly.

Thank Patersontravel
Reviewed 3 days ago

The centre of town is immaculate. There are an abundance of historic sites to see in the centre. Head to the markets and grab a freshly squeezed juice, some truly exotic fruits to try from. There are restaurants galore of all ranges. Particularly enjoyed visiting...More

Thank AndrewBullard69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed right on the historic central square and stayed in the Katari Hotel. Enjoyed walking around the historic central city, visiting the numerous baby alpaca shops and jewelry shops. My favorite stop was the central market - hundreds of types of potatoes, mata leaves, and...More

Thank susanrZ4276SJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This city is an absolute delight , its clean, the historic buildings are beautiful to look at , the people are friendly, the history is incredible. Don't miss coming to Arequipa for at least 2 days, there is so much to do & see &...More

Thank Simone F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss the historic centre, less touristic than in Cusco and smaller and nicer compared to Lima this centre is a pearl in Peru. We travelled some cities and this was the most attractive historic centre, compact and not tiny, broad range of things...More

Thank haktus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "white city" named due to white volcanic rock used for construction all through the city whether mansions or churches lends a different kind of charm to the city buildings including the beautiful historic centre. The rough finished white stones looks as pretty in the...More

Thank Akash M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really impressed with the whole town. The city centre is very picturesque with volcanos in the background. There are plenty of nice restaurants with balconies to sit in and enjoy the stunning views. Really like local biscuits which can be purchased in several shops on...More

Thank Stania R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful and historic square that is the center of Arequipa.Downside: lots of street vendors selling stuff, if you buy one thing, the rest of the vendors will swarm you!

Thank Elaine F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating as we were the over the Easter period with lots of processions. Clean area where police ensure tourists are not hassled. Amazing nighttime landscape.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Arequipa is just stunning with its white Colonial buildings, leafy plazas and the volcanic peaks looming above it. We were captivated by the place, sipping a beer in the Plaza de Armas as the sun goes down us just about as good as it gets....More

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sunavarro
Soy de México y quiero visitar Perú , como llego a Arequipa .? Vía Cuzco o Vía lima? En tren ? Avión? Autobús ? Precio? Todo lo que me puedan informar acerca de conocer Perú en dos semanas, cuáles son los mejores lugares para conocer Gracias de antemano !
28 March 2017|
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Response from Jose P | Reviewed this property |
Hola, a Arequipa llegas desde Lima, ya sea por bus (15hs aprox.) o por avión (1:15hs aprox.). Respecto a Perú, defintivamente debes invertir almenos unos 3 días en Lima pues ha sido el epicentro de la colonia española en... More
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sunavarro
Soy de México y quiero visitar Perú , como llego a Arequipa .? Vía Cuzco o Vía lima? En tren ? Avión? Autobús ? Precio? Todo lo que me puedan informar acerca de conocer Perú en dos semanas, cuáles son los mejores lugares para conocer Gracias de antemano !
28 March 2017|
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Response from Fernando Jesús R | Reviewed this property |
Mi experiencia personal fue desde Lima en avion. Luego en taxi al hotel en el centro histórico.
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Mirella L
Alguien que actualmente esté de visita en Arequipa, podría decirme que tal está el clima? Creen que sea recomendable viajar esta semana? gracias.
11 March 2017|
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Response from fotografiandoviajes | Reviewed this property |
Mira cualquier página del tiempo...te dará un previsión más fiable que la mía
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