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Address: Arequipa, Peru
Phone Number: +51 959 832 081
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Serving as the focus of urban life and evening activities, this elegant...

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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Stunning with Misti

A gorgeous square with the white cathedral and Mt Misti behind. If you can, opt for a second floor balcony lunch and enjoy the views.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Loveland, Colorado
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Loveland, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A gorgeous square with the white cathedral and Mt Misti behind. If you can, opt for a second floor balcony lunch and enjoy the views.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you're okay with getting offered something new every 12 feet, peruse the outside. Otherwise the views of the cathedral are breath-taking, and some of the restaurants offer balcony views of the square which are quite nice. Get prepared to say NO quite a lot though, it is a quality meeting point and especially nice at night. Side streets include... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arequipa is a stunning place surrounded by volcanoes and a historical core the heart of which is this stunning square...get a drink in one of the many bars and just absorb the views.

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Drayton Valley, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Plaza de Armas is a lovely park area to spend an hour or so watching tourists, taking in the beauty of the plaza and enjoying the pigeons bathing in the fountain. They are quite entertaining. We were very fortunate to be able to witness the Carnival of Water that takes around mid February along the street in the Plaza... More 

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Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is a natural meetup point for the locals, the setting is beautiful and the view for Misti volcano behind the cathedral is just outstanding

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a nice place to sit best at night for the hot drinks and less to no bugs, food is better else where but the drinks from the people with the carts was great. lots of tours offered during the day the city bus tour isnt bad. they need to just givem you the full price not all the well... More 

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Thank Ben C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved walking around the plaza . It's alive morning and night . A place to sit and watch people, rest , listen to music, read, stroll into the beautiful cathedral ,I enjoyed the restaurants , the stores .....

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This plaza is beautifully laid out and the surrounding buildings add to its overall elegant and inviting feel. There is a lovely fountain in the middle and plenty of greenery too.

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Castletown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arequipa was an impressive introduction to both Peru and South America. The Spanish imprint on the city is unmistakeable, made more spectacular by the jacarandas in blossom. A lovely space to wander, for all ages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the place is very beautiful, visit this attraction with my friends, we really liked the food, we will return!

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