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Arequipa City Tour Including St Catherine Monastery
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  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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“queso helado” (8 reviews)
“nice park” (4 reviews)
“small plaza” (3 reviews)
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Suburb of Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is easy to find--any taxi driver can take you to the Plaza Yanahuara. The views are spectacular, especially of Misti Volcano. Don't miss the nearby church. This is a popular spot for wedding parties to be photographed and it's not unusual to see 5-6...More

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice stroll west of Arequipa to the neighbourhood of Yanahuara, which is really the modern city of Arequipa. You'll find massive shopping malls, fast food joints, cineplexes and a far more congested and modern town, but you'll also find some narrow cobbled streets...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Cute area to explore with some nice coffee shops. Great view. Worth a visit to explore the area. Easily accessible.

Thank KBreeno
Reviewed 2 August 2017

One of the 3 lookouts I have ever been to in Arequipa. This one is the most known. You have a view of the city and also you can see the mountains (Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu). Taking a picture there is a classic

Thank Gonzalo C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A small complex in which you can find a park, a church and the municipality home and a small market place with few restaurants. From the park edge you can see the Arequipa City from above and at the very end the Misti mountain a...More

Thank Gunther S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

You will find there a nice square with a beautiful panorama on the Misti and Pichu Pichu mountains under old arches. Good spot for taking pictures. Jules, Belgium

Thank Jules G
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Views of Arequipa from this vantage point. Close to Yanahuara church worth a look. This church has a beautiful facade'.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

A nice walk from the historical centre of Arequipa. The park, church and arches are really pleasant.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Head to Yanahuara! It's one of the oldest parts of Arequipa. Be sure to visit the Picanteria 'La Nueva Palomino' open from 11am-5pm. After lunch head to the Mirador for dessert! Queso Helado and Buñelos. They are situated at the right of the park on...More

Thank Phillip D
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Yanahuara is a suburb of Arequipa that overlooks the surrounding countryside and Arequipa. The old streets and buildings, the church and the square are well worth the visit.

Thank Jerome B
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