Enjoy a tour of the “White City” getting to know its most visited tourist spots.
Arequipa is the second most populated city in Peru and one of the most beautiful in the country. With its fascinating colonial architecture, exploring its historic center is something we cannot miss if we are visiting Arequipa. Furthermore, being in a volcanic area, the Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu volcanoes give an incredible setting to the landscapes that the city offers.
In order to take a very interesting tour of the city we thought of this City Tour Arequipa + Santa Catalina Monastery + Viewpoints that will take you to explore its main attractions.
Starting with the viewpoints of Carmen Alto and Yanahuara, from where you will get wonderful views.
Continuing with a tour of the Yanahuara district and its picturesque, narrow and old streets on which you can see the typical colonial houses made of ashlar, a volcanic material that gives Arequipa the name of “White City.”
In this interesting City Tour of Arequipa, we will also visit the renowned Santa Catalina Monastery, which still preserves its original architecture and furniture. Visiting it is like reliving the past and getting lost in the path of time.
On this tour we cannot miss a visit to one of the most beautiful squares in Peru, the Main Square from Arequipa. And being there, we will also get to know the Church of the Company of Jesus, a Jesuit construction whose beautiful and ornate facade is a clear example of the Andean baroque style.
Then, as another example of colonial architecture, we will also have the pleasure of visiting the Tristán del Pozo mansion.
If you want to enrich your stay in this beautiful city, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, you cannot miss this City Tour!