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Puente Grau, Arequipa

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A rocky river rushes under the elegant stone arches of Puente Grau, while snow-capped mountains serve as a backdrop. Designed by architects Juan Rodriguez and Manuel H. Prado, the bridge was constructed in 1884. While modern infrastructure has developed around it, the bridge remains a timeless landmark on the Arequipa horizon. Stop to snap your picture here, and then tour the nearby neighborhood for more historic architecture. Use our Arequipa tourist route planner to add Puente Grau and other attractions to your Arequipa vacation plans.
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  • It is an excellent viewpoint you are up the river which runs through the city. Many photographs are taken and it is very close to the Center
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  • Bridge connects the center of the city and outskirts, is good choice walking by there one hour without too much traffic.
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  • If you wander over to Yanahuara, you will cross this bridge. either coming or going, upstream, you get a picture of the river plus a park and the volcanos, downstream has more whitewater and city. Nic...  more »