Walking City Tour its a different way to know tha Historical Center in Arequipa, we pick up from hotels in oro ut side the city center. We will start our visit in San lazaro neighborhood one of the oldest in Arequipa city center, we can still enjoy walking in cobbled Stone streets , houses made of this volcanic Stone (ignimbrita), walls decorated with flowers and iron Windows, then we
continue to San Francisco Plaza and the Church with this beatiful great walls and Jacaranda tres decorating the Plaza, the first school for girls in Arequipa, we keep walking through San Francisco St. we will see the Bishop palace and Triztan del pozo house today Continental bank with this impressive facade, and do not forget Cathedral Street behind the Cathedral with Little restaurants, until Main Square were Arequipa was found in 1540, if its possible we visit tha Cathedral, we can not miss la Compañía Church locate don the corner of the Plaza with its impressive facade that is consider the best expresión of Hybrid barroc style in America, the interior is also beautiful, San Ignasio Chapel known also as the Sixtina Chapel completed painted
by jesuits at the begining of 1700, and also we have t osee the Cloisters, we was the first School for boys in Areuipa today the carving on the walls , cupulas and pinacles looks like a Mosque then we follow Bolognesi st ( know as Talabarteria working in leather st.) until we arrive to los Tambos (resting places) the oldest área builded in Arequipa, then our next stop will be San
Camilo local Market builded at the begining of 1900, this is a must in the city to feel and enjoy the essence of the city, fruits, potatotes, meet, vegetables, flowers, a little witches section. And to finish we will visit Santa Catalina Monastery (with a guide). When we finish we can suggest a typical lunch in a restaurant ( Picanteria).
WALKING CITY TOUR