Main celebrations marking Arequipa’s 478th foundation anniversary are just around the corner drawing thousands of domestic and foreign travelers to the White City, and providing an opportunity to explore its major attractions.
Arequipa is the second most populated city in Peru. It is considered as one of the most beautiful areas in the country, due to the architecture of its buildings, varied gastronomy, impressive landscapes, imposing volcanoes, and for hosting the deepest canyon in the world.
This article lists 10 of its city and countryside’s major attractions.
1. Main Square
Built in the 18th century, this baroque house is named after an ancient mulberry tree in its central courtyard. The place contains furniture dating from the colonial and republican eras.
9. Museum of Andean Sanctuaries