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Historic Centre of Arequipa

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Historic Centre of Arequipa

2,017 Reviews
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Sillar Route in Arequipa and viewpoint of the Volcanoes

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The ashlar is the origin of the architecture of the White City and its tourist route is developed in the district of Cerro Colorado. In addition to the natural landscapes of the area, you can observe the process of extraction, styling and megatallado of the ashlar.<br><br>It has the necessary infrastructure and tourist services such as interpretation workshops, with the presence of sillar cutters; information panel areas; tourist signage; parking lot; Purchase of handicrafts in sillar and rest areas.<br><br>The sillar route is managed by the Sillar Cutters Network - Arequipa. It currently comprises a length of 2,000 meters, covering the quarries in operation of Añashuayco, Cortadores and the virgin quarry of Culebrillas.
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Skaramoosh wrote a review Mar. 2020
Edmonton, Canada3,671 contributions340 helpful votes
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This historic city had such an impact on us that we decided we would definitely return in the near future. The historic old town of Arequipa was built with volcanic sillar rock and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in December 2000. The architecture is like a fusion of European and local native tastes. The result is simply remarkable. If you can, do stay at least two nights here to explore this wonderful city. Highly Recommended!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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NANASCCA wrote a review Mar. 2020
Nasca - Ica13 contributions5 helpful votes
The harassment you suffer while walking around the center by vendor os tours, sometimes on their own or carrying dos or cats souvenirs or restaurants, apart from it, the ladies who carry around baby sheep or alpacas to make you take a picture of them, in exchange of money, please do not accept that, that way you'll be supporting animal abuse and animal exploitation, that's is really awful, I suggest you all buy tours to the agencies you were recommended, by other travelers, or if you want to buy souvenirs, do it a the shops you may find all along the way, that is gonna be better for you.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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GrahamP113 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Witham, United Kingdom1,335 contributions225 helpful votes
Very interesting trip and definitely worth exploring the culture and rich history of this lovely white city. Find time to do this trip
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Date of experience: February 2020
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DonCesar wrote a review Feb. 2020
Nuremberg, Germany2,036 contributions461 helpful votes
Cute and small. It makes you forget about all the horrible views and traffic entering the city. Downtown it’s manicured and clean, walkable. Great bar scene.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sanna Ringstrøm wrote a review Feb. 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
The Historic Centre of Arequipa was nice to see when you are there you should definetaley take a look, nut nothing i would recommend by itself
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Date of experience: December 2019
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