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Plaza de Armas de Trujillo, Trujillo

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In the historic center of the city, Plaza de Armas de Trujillo serves as the main square. The city’s independence was declared from this central point, making it an important icon in the city’s history. The four streets that merge to form this square also showcase buildings like the municipality palace and the cathedral. Walk to the center to see the freedom monument, made of three distinct sections. This is also a good spot to admire the bright colors of the buildings lining the square and to do some people-watching. Make Plaza de Armas de Trujillo a part of your Trujillo vacation plans using our Trujillo tourist route planner.
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  • Interesting site, although it has some annoying peddlers who almost force you to buy sesu products, presents a beautiful landscape in the colonial style, is right in the middle of a historic center with old buildings of past centuries
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  • ...to the "old times". Really authentic and makes you feel liked you went back a couple of centuries. Have a walk around the plaza, visit old mansions converted into fascinating museums if you're ther...  more »
  • Plaza de Armas of Trujillo is wide, with gardens and a beautiful fountain in the Centre. Around are various colorful historical buildings such as the Cathedral and the Town Hall (Cabildo). It gets pretty busy all day but still conveys a pleasant environment.
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  • One of the nicest plazas in Peru, and that's saying something!
  • Shiniest square I've ever seen. ;)
  • Great place to chill
  • The colorful central square of Trujillo.
  • Hermoso Ordenado y limpio.