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All reviews queso helado old church small plaza nice district pretty plaza unobstructed view local church misti volcano central arequipa delicious ice cream tour bus vantage point palm trees worth a visit beautiful church main square plaza de armas
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yanahuara viewpoint is great. It's easy accessible from the main square and only a short ride away with the Taxi. It should cost you something between 5 and 8 Soles, one way. I recommend you go there during sunset. The view is incredible. I liked...More

Thank runawayueli
Reviewed 4 days ago

This view point is a common stop on City bus tours. the view of the scenery and misti volcano is a must see. There is also a catholic church that is sometimes open to view on the other corner. Below the arches there are locals...More

Thank jodeefortner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yanahuara has a great view overlooking Arequipa and El Misti volcano. There are both picanteria and 'menu' restaurants in the area with good, tasty, inexpensive food.

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you visit Arequipa you musn't miss the neighbourhood yanahuara. It had beautiful small roads and it often resembles southern Italy. There are many great restaurants like la Nueva palomino and la capitana.

Thank Florian V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This square just out of Arequipa is cute. The views of The city and the Misti volcano as well as the mountain range is impressive.Do nota let the street sellers distract you from the details, particularly regarding the architecture.

Thank elizabethz649
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The view is nice, but we expected something more. There is a small market with local stuff for tourists.

Thank Loef85
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Plaza Yanahuara is about a 20 minute walk from the Plaza de Armas and is a lovely place to take a shady seat and sample the traditional cheese ice-cream of Arequipa. Immediately adjacent to the Plaza at the end closest to the city is...More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This place has lovely views and get really crowded though. Small markets around to do a little souvenir shopping.

Thank lalithaa
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Perhaps a little too far to walk, but cheap taxis are always available to take you there. Great to take a few precious pics, have a coffee whilst there, and then return to the city.

Thank btc12016
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is also a great place to relax and take in the views. There are several benches around the park to relax under the palm trees.

Thank JP_y_LP
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