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Historic Centre of Arequipa, Arequipa
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Travel back through history with a walk through the streets of Historic Centre of Arequipa, elevated to the status of a World Heritage Site in 2000. The neighborhood stands out with its distinctive blend of native and colonial architecture, encapsulating the complex history of Arequipa. Marvel at the dazzling white masonry, which typifies the old neighborhood's style, as you meander through the well-organized grid of streets. Visit the area's numerous churches to get a sense of how religion and tradition helped shape Arequipa, then retire to a cafe or bar to celebrate the city's contemporary culture. Plan your visit to Historic Centre of Arequipa and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Arequipa trip builder.
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  • After work it is relaxing to walk its cobblestone streets colonial streets design is nice I love
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  • Arequipa is a nice quiet town. You can walk around safely, there are countless places to rest gustado juices and ice cream ... Oh my charm.
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  • The truth is that after going through Lima and Trujillo, has surprised us the preciousness of this city, squares, streets and buildings and cleaning in general throughout the tour we have done
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