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Yanahuara, Arequipa
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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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  • Beautiful view of the Misti volcano and the city of Arequipa. It is a very nice place to visit and take pictures.
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  • By as ugly constructions in front of el Mirador. The ceilings are and enough cable there is so there is not a clean of the Misti and the city vision
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  • The District of Yanauara remains far from the Centre and reachable by taxi (or as in my case with a private van), but not with the public service. The neighborhood has a beautiful church and the sights that take pictures to volcanoes surrounding Arequipa
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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!