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All reviews queso helado old church small plaza beautiful view of the city misti volcano central arequipa cheese ice cream tour bus nice church the main square palm trees worth a visit plaza de armas mirador arches viewpoint picanteria
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jodeefortner
Reviewed 8 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 1 November 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank florianvleminckx
Reviewed 20 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank elizabethz649
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank btc12016
Reviewed 15 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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