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. Plan to visit Plaza Mayor de Ayacucho during your Ayacucho vacation using our convenient Ayacucho trip itinerary builder site .
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  • Nice and tidy square, clean, little traffic vehicles, surrounded by good restaurants and others.
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  • Characterized in the own beautiful city the most amount of churches, noble heart and working people.
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  • The atmosphere is nice and beautiful and historical meaning Central Park is an exciting atmosphere in the evenings and on weekends I'm a Catholic celebration is meaningful
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  • A beautiful square, with great views, sourrounded by banks, a. Cathedral and quite a few restaurants and ice cream stores
  • Lively place with local crowd.
  • One of the most beautiful plazas in the Peruvian Andes!
  • historical park and clean.
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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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