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Arequipa Map, Peru

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Arequipa Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Arequipa with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Arequipa useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Arequipa!

Arequipa Sightseeing

Arequipa is one of the most beautiful cities in Peru. With a backdrop of snowcapped mountains and unique colonial architecture consisting of structures made from sillar stone give Arequipa a mesmerizing tourist appeal. Now a commercial center of Peru, it was founded in the 1500s. Some of the promising tourist attractions of Arequipa are: read more

Arequipa History

On 15 august 1540, Garci Manuel de Carbajal founded the modern city of Arequipa. He was an emissary of a Spanish explorer, Francisco Pizzaro. D Juan de la Torry y Diaz Chacon became the first mayor of Arequipa. Arequipa got the rank of a city by King Charles V of Spain after about a year. King Charles also gave it the coat of arms that the city still bears. The city has a number of relic and colonial architectures that... read more

Arequipa Nightlife

To get amazing views of the city that has volcanoes as its backdrop and enjoy good music and drinks at the same time, you can go up to a pub cum restaurant called Terrace in the same building. If you find the place very stuffy, you can continue climbing the stairs and you will reach a complete smoke free area of this restaurant. Relaxed on a couch with a drink in your hand and a spectacular view of the city, you will... read more

Arequipa Travel Guide

Arequipa was destroyed by a deadly earthquake and then rebuilt by the Spanish. Another disastrous earthquake of 7.9 magnitudes destroyed the city once again. Archeological and historical findings indicate that this city has been inhabited from 5000 - 6000 BCE.   read more

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