Famously dubbed the white city for its iconic buildings made from volcanic stone, Arequipa is a unique and refined city. A UNESCO-recognized Cultural Heritage site, many Peruvians that call Arequipa home wish it was considered its own country. Explore the fascinating city of Arequipa and its neoclassical, baroque, and renaissance architecture by making sure that it is a destination on your Peru Bucket List.
Surrounded by 3 impressive volcanoes, Arequipa is a picture-perfect combination of metropolitan energy and natural escapes. While here, visitors can spend a half-day touring city highlights such as churches and well-known restaurants and then venture for half a day to nearby hiking and waterfalls. There is truly something for everyone in Arequipa.
Colca Canyon – Arequipa
Founded almost 500 years ago, samples of Spanish colonial architecture can be found all over Arequipa’s city center and several surrounding districts. Catholic churches are scattered throughout the area and the streets are dotted with restored homes, intricate balconies, fascinating museums, and more. A highlight is a visit to one of the local monasteries, which are characterized by their colorful alleyways and soft singing from nuns that still live inside. Peru Bucket List will show you all of this and more when you join us on a fascinating tour of the area.
Arequipa is considered one of the most beautiful cities in South America. Here you will find some recommendations that will make your visit to this city bay an unforgettable experience!
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