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The best things to do in Arequipa

Arequipa is the largest city of the Arequipa region and home to Peru's Constitutional Court. As you'd expect, there are many things to see in Arequipa, also known as the "White City." Among the most important places to visit in Arequipa is the historic quarter. The architecture in the historic center is characterized by the prominence of "sillar," a white or pink soft weather resistant volcanic rock that emerged as a structural solution to earthquake risks. In fact, the city has suffered many earthquakes in its history, the result of which can still be seen in many of the most famous attractions in Arequipa.

Many of the top Arequipa attractions today are religious monuments such as chapels, monasteries and more than fourteen historic churches. Some of the other most popular things to do in Arequipa are found in the historic ​Yanahuara district, a National Heritage Site built in the Andalusian style.

One of the locals' favorite Arequipa activities is visiting the Sabandía, a valley on the outskirts of the city which is home to crystal-clear rivers and natural pools. Or, opt for a day-trip to the nearby village of Cayma, known for its taverns and a beautiful seventeenth century church.

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