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Serving as the focus of urban life and evening activities, this elegant grand square features graceful colonnades, swaying palms and lush gardens.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

A most beautiful and elegant plaza, a surprise for us having just arrived in Peru and only seen the Plaza de Armas in Lima. This one is much more enjoyable with its many restaurants, bars, shops full of life. Only the one in Cusco later...More

Thank Griffoen
Reviewed 22 January 2016

The Plaza is a magical place, undoubtedly the most beautiful I have seen after living in Peru for 16 months. The architecture, aesthetics, and weather truly cast an amazing sense of enjoyment of the present. That said, apart from taking the obligatory pictures and walking...More

1  Thank Alexander L
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Arequipa impressed me as the tidiest place we visited in our trip through northern Chile, southern Peru and parts of Bolivia. It is also a beautiful city with so many of its buildings both old and new built from the white volcanic tuff from the...More

Thank Lionel E
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

When visiting Arequipa it is clear that you will stroll around the plaza de armas with al of its restaurant with balconies on the first floor. Also worthwhile to visit the cathedral. Good that they have kept this square almost free from cars and taxis

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The plaza de Amas in Arequipa is a great place to spend an afternoon. It is surrounded by restaurants, travel companies, tourist centers and the magnificent Cathedral.

Thank 874TonyR
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Definitely one of the best Plaze de Armas we've seen. Great place to check out, day or night. Lots of locals and tourists, and not too many people hawking stuff, just has a good feel in general. The only negative is that you aren't allowed...More

Thank jeremylittle
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Grab a drink on a nearby terrace, feed the pigeons, or simply soak in the beauty that is Plaza de Armas!

Thank rosiesiman
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Surround yourself with spectacular architecture, people watching, palms, and the aroma of tasty foods as you take a break from the hustle and bustle of Arequipa when you step into Plaza de Armas! This is where locals and tourist alike stop for a moment in...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

A nice place... masses of people.. sitting in the square...alot of Pigeons..... nice to take picture with the mountain aroud ...

Thank אסתר פ
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Great little plaza, full of locals tourists and pidgeons. Had a parade Jan 6 for the 3 Kings, it was packed!

Thank BladeStorm11
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