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Plaza de Armas de Trujillo

Centro historico de Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru
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Centro historico de Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Currently the square is boarded up and there is no access. This is to repair the flood damage that occurred earlier in the year.

Thank Bezi
Reviewed 10 July 2017

An enjoyable square to walk around for a few hours. Scenic & colorful architecture & landscape. Lovely cathedral with a gorgeous painted ceiling. Fountain in the middle of the square. Easy to waist a couple of hours in this area & well worth the effort...More

1  Thank Craig902
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Review #4 Trujillo is the capital of the Peruvian department of La Libertad, the most populated city in northern Peru and the third most populous city in the country. The city is a western coastal strip of the province of Trujillo. Counts on the river...More

Thank Gabi A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This plaza dates to 1534 and is the location of the Spanish foundation of Trujillo. It is now part of the Historic Centre of the city. On December 29, 1820, the Plaza was the scene of the proclamation of Independence of Trujillo. The Plaza is...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The beautiful 17th century cathedral is on the north side, there is the Town Hall on another and a number of colonial buildings around. In the middle is the imposing early 20th century Freedom Monument honoring the 1820 Declaration of Independence from Spain made in...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a lovely square in the heart of Trujillo. There is an example of the original architecture as well as newer buildings distinguished by the style of balconies. A lovely cathedral, central fountain with a few shade trees make this square worthy of a...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

...to the "old times". Really authentic and makes you feel liked you went back a couple of centuries. Have a walk around the plaza, visit old mansions converted into fascinating museums if you're there on a Saturday, then a visit to a local marinera-bar (local...More

Thank fermosos l
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is the largest square in Peru Lots of place to seat and watch the world go by, there is a free art museum on the square at the Centro Viejo and the exhibits constantly change, there is a museum of money in the Banco...More

Thank Ana B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The beautiful Plaza de Armas de Trujillo has been under seige from the heavy rains, flooding and mudslides that have been occurring in Trujillo during the month of March. I must commend the efforts of the people of Trujillo who are joining forces in an...More

Thank Aafia
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Every city in Latin America has a central plaza with a dominant catherdral/church. This is the same but it is 1 of the more impressive ones. it's a good spot to take photos and maybe sit down for a bit enjoy the views and people...More

Thank Robert C
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