Iglesia de Yanahuara ( San Juan Bautista), Arequipa

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Church
Dating back to 1750, Iglesia de Yanahuara ( San Juan Bautista) represents an old stone church and popular wedding spot. The ornate church was built in a distinct Andean Baroque style that uses South American decor patterns on European-type buildings. Observe the church’s famed stone facade, done in a fine Ashlar masonry style and using sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock popular in Arequipa. The church is meters away from the district's iconic observation deck. While you’re admiring the structure you may see a wedding party heading to or from the church. Add Iglesia de Yanahuara ( San Juan Bautista) and other attractions to your Arequipa trip itinerary using our Arequipa family vacation planner.
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  • a church rebuilt after the earthquake by keeping the original maerial clay and the Baroque form, opens only for special events at the side of the mirador de yanahuara
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  • This beautiful stone church is next to a beautiful square, a beautiful structure of stone arches, and a pe of secular olive tree near this church, but calls attention are the details carved in stone on the facade of the Church, indigenous Designs along with angels and saints catolicos, ha pulmas, snakes, references to the Sun, Moon, along with Christian symbols simply fascinating
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  • The Church of Yanahuara built completely in Ashlar, located in the district traditional of the same name, to the side of the Mirador
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  • Beautiful church and old antique style for me, Asian
  • Very nice building!
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  • And as far as the city of Arequipa in the foreground of the Volcano Observatory
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  • Beautiful place
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