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Plaza de Armas, Huaraz

(3.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Like in most Peruvian cities, the main square of Huaraz is named Plaza de Armas. Admire the picturesque plaza, lined with trees and decorated with topiaries. Rest on a bench in the shade and enjoy the scenic view of the snowcapped mountains surrounding the city. View the cathedral facing the square, purchase some souvenirs, or and take in the city atmosphere and watch the locals go about their business. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Plaza de Armas by using our Huaraz trip itinerary maker.
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  • I found the pleasant square, in addition to being in the city centre. In it you will find people with Alpacas and sheep to take picture (ask for a voluntary compliance, generally 1 Sun). It's just a bit annoying because if you don't, they sometimes begin to chase you. To the side of the square has a fair where you can buy various things of the city and souvenirs for the family.
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  • nice place, vision of the mountains and cool black Ridge and blanca, in one of the local agencies with an unmissable ride found certainty.
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  • A beautiful, original and picturesque small square. I liked it much. Looks more beautiful at night but it's also more cold
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  • So much flowers beautiful place, so grateful to get to visit it 💪👊
  • Nice place to meet locals and ask for directions. Don't forget to take picture.
  • This is a very nice public park and square. Grab a snack and relax here on a weekend.
  • Lovely place
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