5 Sights in Arequipa, Peru (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Arequipa, Peru! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Arequipa. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

Sightseeing Tours in ArequipaActivities in Arequipa

1. Barrio San Lázaro

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Barrio San Lázaro

In December 2000, UNESCO declared the historical center of Arequipa a World Heritage Site, stating the following:"The historical center of Arequipa is an example of ornamented architecture, represents a masterpiece of the creative coalition of European and native characteristics. A colonial town challenged by the conditions of nature, the indigenous influences, the conquest process and evangelism as well as for a spectacular natural scenario."

Wikipedia: Historic Centre of Arequipa (EN)

2. Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa

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The Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa is located in the "Plaza de Armas" of the city of Arequipa, province of Arequipa, Peru. It is the most important Catholic church of the city and also of the larger Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arequipa since it is the base of the archbishop and the metropolitan council. The cathedral is also considered one of Peru's most unusual and famous colonial cathedrals since the Spanish conquest.

Wikipedia: Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa (EN)

3. Nevado Quehuisha

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Nevado Quehuisha Martin St-Amant (S23678) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Quehuisha, Quehuicha, Queshihua, or Quihuisha is a mountain in the Chila mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,514 metres (18,091 ft) high. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Caylloma Province, Lari District, west of the mountain Mismi.

Wikipedia: Quehuisha (Peru) (EN)

4. Teatro Municipal de Arequipa

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The Municipal Theater of Arequipa is a theater located on Mercaderes Street in the historic center of the city of Arequipa, Peru. Inaugurated on August 15, 1940 in commemoration of the fourcentenary of the Spanish foundation of this city, it currently has a capacity of 1,058 seats.

Wikipedia: Teatro Municipal de Arequipa (ES), Website

5. Casona Tristán de Pozo

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Casona Tristán de PozoMartin Garcia from Lima, Peru / CC BY 2.0

The Tristán del Pozo House, later the Ricketts House, is a Spanish-era andean baroque house in Arequipa, Peru. The house began construction in 1738 after being commissioned by its first owner, Domingo Carlos Tristán del Pozo, and has gone through several owners, being owned by BBVA Perú since 1974.

Wikipedia: Tristán del Pozo House (EN)


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