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. Make Puente Grau part of your personalized Arequipa itinerary using our Arequipa online road trip planner .
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  • It's just a bridge, folks - the one you'll likely cross if you're wandering between the Plaza de Armas and the Yanahuara lookout. Views are nice, but sidewalks are quite narrow, traffic is constant an...  more »
  • The bridge itself isn't anything to write home about, I don't think, but the views from around the bridge are really nice. It's easy to walk to from the city center, so it's good to put on your list o...  more »
  • We were in a taxi doing a tour and the driver tells us that we can take a picture on the bridge. The truth did not know this attraction therefore went down, and take a few pictures. It is a very nice colonial bridge but it is everything.
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