Plaza de Armas de Cajamarca, Cajamarca

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Visit the spacious Plaza de Armas de Cajamarca, the city's main meeting point and notable place in Peru's history. It was on this square that the Spaniards executed Atahualpa, the last Incan emperor, whose death ultimately led to the dissolution and fall of the Incan empire. Roaming the square, you can admire many important buildings, including a cathedral and picturesque colonial-era houses. Rest while listening to the calming sounds of the fountain, or enjoy the view of surrounding mountains from a cafe. Work out when and for how long to visit Plaza de Armas de Cajamarca and other Cajamarca attractions using our handy Cajamarca trip planner.
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  • I personal like how people are so proud and taken care of this Plaza de Armas I have a chance to video this area with my drone and best view on Cajamarca City  more »
  • Large quiet to observe its typical people. And qizas help qien come and ask you for help
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  • I love to visit Cajamarca, I love their food and their warm people, in the main square you will find many services of tourism and surrounding restaurants, pharmacies, and the market where you can find a variety of dairy good products quality.
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  • Beautiful square rich with history and architecture. The narrative of the evolution of the buildings and add-ons to the facades is interesting. This is an excellent open-air location that you must visit. We happen to be there when a parade of the school kids for something went through that happened to be preceded by a funeral procession. We definitely lucked out on the experience!
  • One of the most beautiful main squares of Peru, entirely made of stone, surrounded by the Cathedral and San Francisco church. A place according to one of the most important cities of the Inca period.
  • One of the nicest main squares in Peru. The scenario where the encounter between Incas and Spaniards happened. A must see.
  • Clean place and full of green. Peaceful
  • Historic center of cajamarca, have a beautiful architecture and nice places
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