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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a bad place to sit and people watch. When I was there, they were rebuilding the main church. And it will be a big church. When that's complete, the place ought to offer a great feel for "central" Huaraz. Peru's a bit different with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TheBigMozey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really disappointed. The city center was filled with cheap Christmas decorations. It looked tacky

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank simonal382
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plaza de Armas is what every South American city has. I think this place is very interesting with all their Christmas stuff like the grinch. Enjoy the Plaza!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sidseldahl
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Huaraz may have charm as a trekking town and perhaps I missed this as I visited just off the cuff of being off season. I thought the town was a little more dirty then I expected it to be, the people was a little shady,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Roamwhileyoucan
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Located in the centre of the town, with well laid out flower beds and benches to enjoy the heat of the day, some with a little shade. Views of the snow capped mountains add to the attraction. Fronting the Cathedral, which has been under construction...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Like in many cities, this plaza is a at the center of the main city, with lots of businesses, restaurants and cafes in the vicinity.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Danny_S_Is
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Well, you can hardly miss the Plaza if you are in Huaraz. Choose a sunny moment, find a bench, sit back and enjoy the ambience. The new cathedral is still under construction - looks as though it will need another year or three...

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped had lunch in the sun and enjoyed watching the world go by. I mean if you're in huaraz you'll probably go by default, but definitely nothing to come to huaraz especially for.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank James T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It’s so sad that Huaraz decided to ruin the beautiful views that used to be had from the Plaza de Armas, by constructing upper stories on the buildings and plopping a new huge church there (and then not bothering to finish it apparently). I last...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were not impressed. Small square with lama ladies, as I call them. 'Picture please'. No, this is not our cup of tea. Park is not worth to be visited. Spend your time elsewhere.

Date of experience: October 2017
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