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Yanahuara Church, Arequipa
(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Dating back to 1750, Yanahuara Church represents an old stone church and popular wedding spot. The ornate church was built in a distinct Andean Baroque style that uses South American decor patterns on European-type buildings. Observe the church’s famed stone facade, done in a fine Ashlar masonry style and using sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock popular in Arequipa. The church is meters away from the district's iconic observation deck. While you’re admiring the structure you may see a wedding party heading to or from the church. Add Yanahuara Church and other attractions to your Arequipa trip itinerary using our Arequipa family vacation planner.
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  • This church has a very welcoming atmosphere and its design is beautiful. Further it allows to have a photo of a postcard. Generally, you will find the Church opened in mass schedule, because it will then be closed.
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  • I could not login since I went with a tour but is beautiful on the outside and the front square is beautiful and well cared.
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  • This church is on the side of the portals of Yanahuara. Nice Church that is visited by tourists.
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  • Church traditional Arequipa made with Ashlar facing those portals of yanahuara and the beautiful square of yanahuara.
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  • Very good
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  • Very nice Church and located in a very good place
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