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Arequipa Destination Guide

Discover Arequipa in Peru

Arequipa in the region of Arequipa with its 841,130 habitants is a place located in Peru - some 475 mi or ( 765 km ) South-East of Lima , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Arequipa

Local time in Arequipa is now 04:09 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Lima " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Putre, Iquique, Arica, La Paz, and Yura. When in this area, you might want to check out Putre . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Arequipa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Goo Goo Dolls - Iris + Lyrics español

4:54 min by XxboloxX
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La banda estadounidence The Goo Goo Dolls y su tema "Iris", banda sonora de City of Angels (en hispanoamérica Un Angel Enamorado) con la letra en español. Visita mi blog "La Distopía de WIzarxD" ... w ..

Arequipa Peru, Ciudad Blanca - Alta definición - HD

2:44 min by calicatras
Views: 36231 Rating: 4.83 Arequipa la Ciudad Blanca del eterno cielo azul, tambien llamada Ciudad Caudillo. En Arequipa la suntuosidad de los monumentos religiosos de sillar volcánico , las nobles casonas de pr ..


4:26 min by Tino Alva
Views: 6917 Rating: 5.00 PERU - AREQUIPA Monasterio de SANTA CATALINA construido con piedra sillar en 1579, es el más importante exponente de la arquitectura colonial arequipeña. Una ciudadela de peculiares c ..

Lo mejor de Perú (Arequipa)

2:07 min by AdventurePeru
Views: 5547 Rating: 3.67 - Su nombre proviene del quechua "Ari-que pay", que significa "Sí, quedaos". Arequipa se ubica en el punto donde se dividen el área andina central y el centro-sur andino. Fue fundada ..

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Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa

The Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa ("Basílica Catedral", in Spanish) is located in the "Plaza de Armas" of the city of Arequipa, province of Arequipa, Peru. 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 Peru's most unusual and famous colonial cathedrals since the Spanish conquest.

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Arequipa Province

Arequipa is a province in the Arequipa Region, Peru. It is the most populous province of the region, and its capital, Arequipa, is Peru's second-largest city. It borders the provinces of Islay, Camaná, Caylloma, and the Cusco and Puno regions.

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Historic Centre of Arequipa

In December 2000, UNESCO declared the historical center of Arequipa a World Heritage Site, stating the following: "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."

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Casa del Moral

The "Casa del Moral" (House of the Moral) is a large ancestral house built around 1730 in Arequipa, Peru. Favored by tourists, it is one of the best and well-preserved samples of baroque-mestizo civil architecture in Peru. The name of the house derives from the emblematic presence of a centennial tree of "moras" in the center of the main patio of the large house. The Casa del Moral houses a collection of paintings from the "Escuela Cusqueña", a colonial art form.

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Santa Catalina Monastery

The Monastery of Saint Catherine is a monastery of nuns of the Dominican Second Order, located in Arequipa, Peru. 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.

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Tags: 1580 establishments, Buildings and structures in Arequipa, Christian monasteries established in the 16th century, Christian monasteries in Peru, Dominican monasteries in Peru, Religious organizations established in the 1580s, Spanish Colonial architecture in Peru


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