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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. 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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  • The Plaza de Armas are a legacy from times of Spanish colonial rule and are at the center of every town founded by Spaniards. Especially the Park and the churches are beautifully lit
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  • It is nice to spend an afternoon at the plaza de armas of cajamarca... There are variety of tourists enjoying the food landscape and climate :)
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  • Arriving to cajamarca, we went to the plaza de armas, I loved the convent and the Church, that day they were playing music and some people danced
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  • Lovely place, surrounded by hills and beautiful churches.
  • Wonderful place
  • Nice place
  • Genial lugar turístico
  • Hermoso y super iluminado