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Plaza de Armas de Cajamarca, Cajamarca
(4.5/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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. With our custom trip planner, Cajamarca attractions like Plaza de Armas de Cajamarca can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Sit on a bench in the plaza to see the landscape looks up and look at the clouds in the sky perfect with white flakes of cotton place clean and safe
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  • It is a place steeped in history, very quiet, very safely and very friendly people. I recommend it to anyone who wants to learn about the history of the Peru.
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  • very neat and clean, super people friendly and reliable can... walk with tranquillity and feel safe!... excellent work of illumination of the facade of the Cathedral!
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  • Lovely place, surrounded by hills and beautiful churches.
  • Wonderful place
  • Nice place
  • Genial lugar turístico
  • Hermoso y super iluminado