Travel Arequipa City Beautiful City in Peru

Peru is one of the most popular holiday destinations in South America. It is not rare wildlife, ancient cultures remains, unique artifacts, alpaca clothing, exotic food, live music, jewelry and works of amazing art and adventure. Visitors to this Latin American country create memories to cherish forever. Many tourists will experience the sights of the world-renowned cities such as Lima, the capital of Peru, Arequipa Peru's second most populous city. Travelers to these cities often feel they have found a different world. There are so many things that can be experienced in Peru, which are available nowhere else in the world.

When most people mention Peru usually quickly followed by talks on the capital city Lima Party. However, the city of Arequipa is very special. This city in southern Peru has much to recommend it. Arequipa is Peru's second most populous city with nearly one million inhabitants. The town is popular for many reasons. One of the things that attracts people of Arequipa is the weather. Although it is located on the edge of a desert, the fact that it is over 2,300 meters above sea level mitigates the heat and leave Arequipa with a very mild climate. The landscape is another reason people love to visit Arequipa. There are vast plains, breathtaking mountains and more than 80 volcanoes near the Valley of the Volcanoes. The best known of these is the Misti, and Pichu Pichu Chachani. Some believe the name of Arequipa can be a word that means Arymaya "behind the peak," referring to El Misti.
Arequipa has some of the finest examples of Spanish colonial architecture. The buildings were made of white volcanic stone. Represent a masterpiece of European-style building at the time Columbus. These buildings used pearl materials, but fashioned in the classic Spanish style. The structures of great beauty have led many to give to Arequipa the nickname "White City".
Not much to do in Arequipa. You can visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina, San Francisco Church, Convent of La Recoleta and San Agustin Church. There are also numerous festivals, bullfights, and a variety of sports. The food in Arequipa makes visiting local restaurants, a gastronomic delight. The dishes made with beef, alpaca, guinea pig, fish, ostrich, shrimp and a variety of vegetables along with chilies and other spices are cooked in local styles, Chinese, Japanese, Europeans and Indians.

Peru Arequipa

Peru Arequipa
El Misti and Arequipa
View from rooftop of Arequipo monastery
Arequipa vista
Countryside of Arequipa
El Misti
Colonial cathedral outside Arequipa
Corridor of Santa Catalina Monastery

Peru Arequipa
Vacaciones en Arequipa
La aventura en Arequipa

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