Yanahuara, Arequipa

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#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Arequipa
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. With our custom trip planner, Arequipa attractions like Yanahuara can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The height of the arches together Arequipa view his Church makes it to be very good to rest a moment somewhere.
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  • Excellent place to contemplate the historical part of Arequipa and the mountains. Walk the path from the Center amount by Cuesta del Angel. Nifty little shaded place.
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  • The viewpoint with sillar stone arches framing Mt. Misti and the stunning landscapes of Arequipa is a perfect photo-op. There's no entrance fee in the mirador. Don't forget your camera! :)  more »
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  • 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!

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Where to stay in Arequipa

Most accommodations in Arequipa cluster on the east side of the Chili River. The historical center offers the best selection of options, with plenty of budget hostels and mid-range hotels scattered throughout its streets. For something quieter, look north to the neighborhoods of Zemanat and San Jacinto. If you're looking for a suburban experience, stay in the western neighborhood of Yanahuara.
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