Mirador carmen alto
El Mirador is located 6 km from the center of Arequipa. In this haven of peace, we can embelezarnos with the landscape, enjoying a great view of the river valley Chili, joining in the
distance with the tutelary volcanoes of the city. Several snowcapped peaks (Apus), mountains and volcanoes like Misti, linking the sky with the banks of the Chili River,
Through the characteristic platforms (steps tillage) Incas.
Casa del moral
Is a large ancestral house built around 1730 in Arequipa, Perú. Favored by tourists, it is one of the best and well-preserved samples of baroque-mestizo civil architecture in Perú.
The name of the house derives from the emblematic presence of a centennial tree of "moras" (Mulberry) in the center of the main patio of the large house.
Is located in the "Plaza de Armas" of the city of Arequipa, province of Arequipa, Perú. It is the most important Catholic church of the city and also of the larger Roman Catholic
Archdiocese of Arequipa since it is the base of the Archbishop and the Metropolitan Council. The cathedral is also considered one of Perú's most unusual and famous colonial cathedrals
since the Spanish conquest.
Barrio de San Lazaro
Picturesque neighborhood of narrow streets, narrow passages, small squares and large houses, known to be the oldest district of Arequipa and where, it is said, the city was founded.
Dominican priests there were established in 1538.
Casa Tristán del pozo
Located on the first block of Calle San Francisco, the house restored on several occasions has the construction date of 1738. The General Domingo Carlos Tristán del Pozo and his wife Ana
Maria Carazas, they bought the lot where the house stands Andrés Rosas and brothers of June 24, 1736.
Museo de arte Contemporario
Permanent exhibition of Peruvian painters from 1900 to the present, some sculptures and photographs. The museum is a mansion surrounded by gardens, located opposite the old railway station,
in the area known as the English neighborhood, British style houses that dominate the area.
When you’re in Arequipa, you can’t miss a trip to Colca Canyon (Cañon del Colca), a stunning natural wonder that’s twice as deep as the USA’s Grand Canyon. This overnight trip
is a great way to get there and experience southern Perú’s beautiful highland landscapes, villages and wildlife. You’ll visit a wildlife reserve and admire colonial architecture
in two highland villages; see and learn about Andean condors; walk on the base of a volcano; and, of course, enjoy spectacular views of Colca Canyon. Transport and two lunches are
included in the tour price but overnight accommodation is not.
The canyon is an impressive chasm that the river has eroded between two enormous mountain massifs: the Coropuna (6,425 m or 21,079 ft ASL) and the Sulimana (6,093 m or 19,990 ft ASL).
One extends from spurs of the snow-covered Sulimana to the confluence with the Ocoña river. Cotahuasi Canyon was cut by the Rio Cotahuasi, a tributary of the Rio Ocoña, to a depth of
approximately 3354 meters - over twice the depth of the Grand Canyon.
Cuevas de sumbay
It is within 88 km of the Peruvian city of Arequipa, at a height of 4,127 meters. It has cave paintings dated between 6,000 and 8,000 years old, representing human and animal figures.
It is located behind the volcano Misti.Es a city that still lives with Inca cultures as worshiping gods like the sun and rituals. See its great beauty is unmatched ede the road.
The historical center of Arequipa is an example of ornamented architecture, represents a masterpiece of the creative coalition of European and native characteristics. A colonial town
challenged by the conditions of nature, the indigenous influences, the conquest process and evangelism as well as for a spectacular natural scenario.
It is one of the many churches located in the historic center of Arequipa, is located between the Portal of the Municipality and the Portal de Flores. Temple erected by the Company of
Jesus in the Peruvian city of Arequipa, it is one of the most outstanding examples of the so-called mestizo architecture.
San agustin church
Augustinians fathers come to Arequipa in 1572 and two years later founded the convent. Construction began in 1575, but was delayed by several years, and concluding in the seventeenth century.
Successively involved in building the architects Nicolas Alonso. Andres Espinoza, Francisco Flores and Juan de Aldana.
San miguel arcangel church
In the inner suburb of Cayma you’ll find the eye-catching Iglesia de San Miguel Arcángel , dating from 1730. For a tip, the church warden may take you up the small tower, which has panoramic views.
Called Church of St. John the Baptist Parish or Yanahuara, neoclassical baroque style, located on one side of the square of Yanahuara.
La merced church
The Iglesia la Merced in Arequipa was constructed between 1551 and 1607. It was completely built out of sillar, the typical porous white volcanic rock.
Santo domingo church
Iglesia y Convento de Santo Domingo. The Dominican order was the first to arrive in Arequipa and for this reason its temple is one of the oldest churches in Arequipa.
Mansion del fundador
This 17th-century mansion was once owned by Arequipa’s founder Garcí Manuel de Carbajal, has been restored with original furnishings and paintings, and even has its own chapel.
The mansion is in the village of Huasacache, 9km from Arequipa’s city center, most easily reached by taxi (round-trip S20). Local city tours often stop here.
Mirador de yanahuara
The Yanahuara set of beautiful ashlar arches built in the nineteenth century by the location in which it is located, is a must for all visitors, allowing admire the beautiful white city
of Arequipa, with a panoramic view of the three volcanoes (Misti, Chachani, and Pichu Pichu). We can also see written engravings people illustrious city of Arequipa.
Molino de sabandia
Located four miles southeast of Arequipa is the Sabandía Mill, built in 1785 as the first mill of its kind in the area. Although the structure fell into a dilapidated state, it was restored in
1973 by architect Luis Felipe Calle, who was so proud of his work that he purchased the building and opened it to visitors.
Santa catalina monastery
It was built in 1579 and was enlarged in the 17th century. The over 20,000-square-meter monastery was built predominantly in the Mudéjar style, and is characterized by its vividly painted walls.
There are approximately 20 nuns currently living in the northern corner of the complex; the rest of the monastery is open to the public.
Museo universidad santa maria
This university-run museum has interesting little displays on local excavation sites, as well as some artifacts, including surprisingly well-preserved ancient ceramics. Guided tours are
available in Spanish and English; tips are expected.
Petroglifos de toro muerto
Is a collection of ancient petroglyphs in the Peruvian coastal desert, found in the Castilla province in the region Arequipa in Perú. The site contains some 3000 volcanic rocks with
petroglyphs dating back to the Wari culture.
San francisco church
The complex contains the Saint Francis church, the convent and a smaller church known as La Tercera Orden (the Third Franciscan Order). What catches the attention inside the church is
the bas-relief decorated Baroque pulpit and the silver front of the main altar.
Torre de la recoleta
Founded in 1648, this Franciscan Convent features four cloisters and 11 rooms. The structure represents a range of architectural styles, from Romanesque to Neo-Gothic.