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Yanahuara, Arequipa

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Architectural Building Historic Site
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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TripAdvisor
  • Great place to get to know Arequipa. Beautiful narrow streets, doors with character, great small restaurants for breakfast and lunch, beautiful churches.  more »
  • It is a great place, a bit off the must see tourist locations. A nice park, the church and a great view of the city invite you to stay and stroll around or sit and have a break here.  more »
  • It's located in one of the plaza and many locals come here to admire the church and grab a view of the volcano misti in the distance. Had to join in and pose for a pic like everyone else!  more »
Google
  • Nice place its a magical site
  • Nice ambience,great place to just hang around
  • Traditional place in arequipa
  • Place is gorgeous I would strongly suggest staying near here since they have markets and so many events on here.
  • Most amazing view ever!