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“Awesome view and nice Plaza!”

San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery
Ranked #18 of 101 things to do in Arequipa
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Owner description: Church and monastery from the 16th century.
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Crazy how you can see the snowy Volcanos sitting on a bench, in the sun with flower-trees all around you! Loved sitting there and watching all the people coming by!

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Reviewed 13 July 2013

this Plaza is very nice but we think it need a better maintenance. We liked because it is small with very nice trees, very comfortable place

Thank ers111
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Reviewed 17 May 2013

One would easily past by this church and simply disregard it as being "typically beautiful" and move on.

However make note of its architectural formation.

There are 2 churches in ONE plaza.
The reason: in precolonial times the largest church
was designed for the aristocrats of the time, whereas the smaller
church was reserved for the help.

TODAY this tradition has switched and now you will likely see the
rich and powerful citizens of the city in the smaller of the two.

Stop by, snap some pictures and wonder how times have changed!

Thank Kelly V
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We were so lucky to be here during holy week. We were able
to see a procession with many Arequipans participating. It
was amazing to see, candles, statues, choir, prayer. Loved it.

Thank anemarie76
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Reviewed 1 April 2013

very nice place, and this was not the only one. Arequipa is a treasure, I am so fortunate to been able to see it.

Thank aquauomo
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