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Plaza Mayor de Ayacucho, Ayacucho
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Lined with both modern and colonial architecture, Plaza Mayor de Ayacucho is a favorite stop for many tourists exploring the city. In the middle of the square stands an equestrian statue of General Antonio Jose de Sucre, while an ornate cathedral shares the space with surrounding 17th- and 18th-century buildings. This area is well lit at night, so you can sightsee without worrying about safety. Special events occasionally take place here, including firework displays and religious processions. Don't miss the chance to try homemade ice cream from local vendors, created right before your eyes. See Plaza Mayor de Ayacucho and all Ayacucho has to offer by arranging your trip with our Ayacucho trip itinerary builder.
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  • very nice, orderly place. It is very similar to the main square of Cuzco. At the Center is the statue in memory of Sucre.
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  • The architecture and vegetation is very nice in keeping with the surroundings, what if from the beginning I didn't are the railings that surround the gardens and monument Centre, stun the view, although insurance is to take care of the gardens
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  • A quiet place with beautiful old colonial architecture. You can really see people living their lives, walking by. Incredibly peaceful. 
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  • One of the most beautiful plazas in the Peruvian Andes!
  • It`s beautiful
  • You have to go if you travel to Peru
  • Historical place. Visit the beautiful Cathedral.
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  • It is a beautiful place that is surrounded by a beautiful Cathedral architecture of colonial, colonial houses with their respective bows and to round up in Center is the Mariscal Sucre hero at the battle of pampa de la Quinua.
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