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

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

Thank Loef85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank lalithaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice view of the Misti. Very cute church on the "plaza de Yanahuara" Worthy of a short visit in the morning.

Thank JadeF1990
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Located in the Colca Valley and provides excellent and spectacular views of several volcanoes including Misti and Chachanic. Well worth a visit.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

After checking for the best spots to watch over the city, I think this is the best place to make great pictures and play with the location itself. But make sure to come early or late, when all the touristic groups have left the place.

Thank PearsrabCarl
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Loved the white scenario around Yanahuara. Nice and quiet place to enjoy with the family as to buy some hand crafts. Prices are very affordable and better vs. stores at downtown.

Thank LE A
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It can be a bit off the beaten track from the city centre, but there is beautiful panorama of Misti mountain, covered with snow.

Thank Maksim M
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