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La Catedral, Paracas

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#4 of 10 in Parks in Ica Region
Once a striking natural bridge over the dramatic coastline, La Catedral sustained damage during a 2007 earthquake. Although the cave and full arch collapsed, what remains of the stone arch still cuts a striking profile along the Paracas National Reserve coast. Take a camera along to capture the avian wildlife that flock to the area, as well as the stunning juxtaposition between the azure waves and jagged yellow stone. Put La Catedral at the forefront of your travel plans using our Paracas vacation route planner.
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  • August 11, 2017
    What remains of what was once the "Cathedral" is none other than a cliff in the middle of the sea, although situated in a beautiful setting between ocean and desert. Cmq is included in the tour of the reserve of Paracas worth doing ...
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  • August 5, 2017
    Are worth must, of course, also be experienced on the tour in the Nature Reserve. Notice the sound of the waves rolling in from the Pacific Ocean is coming
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  • August 3, 2017
    I met her before the earthquake when I was full, and struck me as erosion and weather had created. After the Pisco Earthquake came all the bridge it endorsed and I'm who appreciate the photo however is still a gem.
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A beach resort town located close to a national park and several islands, Paracas benefits from a set of accommodations that suit the diverse tastes of its many visitors. Options both luxury and basic sit on the edge of the main coastal road, offering extensive views of the water and additional facilities, including pools, spas, and onsite restaurants. Move farther from the water to find budget-friendly guesthouses, offering comfortable rooms but few amenities. To the south, a cluster of eco-lodges and resorts mark the entrance to the national park, and make good use of the additional space just outside of the main town.
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