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Yanahuara, Arequipa
(4.3/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Yanahuara boasts a small church from the Spanish colonial era, a public park with many palm trees, and houses built from sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock. For a panoramic view of the city, the mountain ranges, and the volcanic backdrop, go to "El Mirador," a popular observation point. Street vendors set their stalls around the small park every weekend. Taste queso helado (frozen cheese) or picarones (deep fried "donuts" with honey sauce), or visit the restaurant with the view over the mountains. Plan to see Yanahuara and other attractions that appeal to you using our Arequipa family vacation planner.
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  • Quiet and with a stunning view. It is a key point if you're in Arequipa. You can find restaurants nearby with menus very good and economic.
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  • This is a beautiful place, it has a vibrating very good. Surrounded by places where they sell food. Apart from the required cheese ice cream.
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  • There is a nice view from the top of the White City. Its walls and its Ashlar arches are very special
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  • Very beutiful view from El Misti. Go and have a drink nearvy enjoying the views.
  • Nice view of the city
  • Hermoso y tradicional lugar en Arequipa.
  • Bonito, pero te invaden las vendedoras de queso helado.
  • You can't visit Arequipa and not visit this lookout point!