Ayacucho town, Ayacucho

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Take a break from Inca trails and visit Ayacucho town, a thoroughly modern city center and vibrant hub of activity, culture, and history. The city houses 33 churches, each one representing a year of Jesus Christ’s life, but the impressive main cathedral at the heart of town stands out. Facilities, such as money exchange bureaus, free WiFi around park benches, and a tourist center all combine to remove the stress from your visit. Check the schedule of events, as the town frequently hosts parades through its streets. Put Ayacucho town and other Ayacucho attractions into our Ayacucho road trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Ayacucho is a place of small, warm and cozy villages, where the Peruvian visitors feel the patriotic fervor, and recognize the great history of the Peru. Like other cities in the country is not promoted foreign tourism, which could well be vast as in Cusco or Puno. Definitely worth a visit.
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  • Visit the place you moved to the colonial era, and the events of the story has passed.
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  • Ayacucho is a very beautiful city, the churches are its main attraction, has a crafts market where you can buy all kinds of gifts. Several restaurants and lodgings around the square
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The colonial-era streets of Ayacucho house atmospheric and sensitively restored hotels and family-run inns. Larger hotels built in recent times provide a wider range of facilities and services, including pools, restaurants, and bars. Informal and budget-friendly guesthouses fit in neatly with the look of private homes and stores on the residential streets in town, providing particularly good options for budget-conscious visitors who want to delve into the rich culture of everyday Ayacucho.
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