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It takes this name due to its walls with white volcanic stones. Arequipa is surrounded by the volcanos Chachanni, Misti and Pichu Pichu – some of the 80 existent in the area. In the center of the city there is the most beautiful Plaza De Armas I have ever seen in Peru, a big cathedral and volcanos framed in snow.

Plaza de Armas
Plaza de Armas
  I enjoyed Mosteiro Santa Catalina – it is modest, full of history, works of art and background music to put us in the mood.

Take Note

Arequipa is the place for shopping spree: silver objects, handcrafts and cheaper clothes.

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Translated by Lúcia Maciel
English teacher

Author ro martins

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