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Much of Arequipa's central district around the Plaza de Armas looks somewhat conventional. But it is full of little visual treasures. Explore any open doorway leading to a courtyard and you might find a beautiful setting. Some sidestreets lead to interesting, attractive sights. Tourists can also visit the tambos on Calle Puente Bolegnesi. Larger version of these photos of Arequipa, Peru can be viewed by using a mouse rollover, clicking an image, or using the Slideshow below. See everything TheWorldinLight has to offer here: Destinations and Topics.


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photo of a street in Arequipa, Peru
Street Scene #0099
A street in Arequipa, Peru. See more street scene photos at Arequipa Streets.

photo of a courtyard in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0122
This courtyard is in the center of a number of tourist gift shops.

photo of a street in Arequipa, Peru
Street Scene #0101
Many of the very ancient, small side streets in Arequipa are quite beautiful.

one of the many beautiful courtyards in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0884
This beautiful courtyard in Arequipa, Peru is found on Calle Jerusalen. See more courtyard photos at Arequipa Courtyards.

Arequipa has many beautiful churches.
Church Door #1048
There are many beautiful churches in Arequipa, Peru.

photo of a street in Arequipa, Peru
Street #0902
This is a Tambo off Calle Puente Bolognesi in Arequipa.

photo of a courtyard in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0888
Many of the courtyards are quite decorated and attractive.

a courtyard with shops.
Courtyard #0532
This beautiful courtyard is surrounded by up-scale shops with fine alpaca clothing and expensive jewelry. You'll find this on Calle La Merced in Arequipa, Peru.

another courtyard in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0533
The larger courtyards are typically surrounded by arched-ceilinged aisleways supported by intricately carved columns.

a row of home doorways on a street in arequipa, peru
Street Scene #0100
This is the entrance to the Monasterio de Santa Catalina. It's well worth seeing. See photos at Santa Catalina.

photo of a courtyard in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0538
Huge earthenware jugs are frequently used to decorate spaces such as this smaller courtyard.

photo of a street in Arequipa, Peru
Street #0102
This is another quiet side street in Arequipa, Peru.

photo of an attractive street in arequipa, peru
Street Scene #0103
A street scene in Arequipa, Peru. See more street scene photos at Arequipa Streets.

one of the beautifully decorated church doors in Arequipa, Peru.
Church #0121
Ths is the scene above the door of the San Francisco Church.

photo of a courtyard in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0536
Sometimes the courtyards are just little alcoves that provide a quiet respite from the noisy streets not far away.

one of the beautifully decorated church doors in Arequipa, Peru.
Church Door #0095
Some very large earthen jars at El Mollino de Sabandia. For sites and sights around Arequipa, see: Around Arequipa.

photo of a courtyard in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0934
The arched ceiling in this walkway around the perimeter of a courtyard in one of the Universidad de Santa Augustin is typical of the architecture in Arequipa, Peru.

another courtyard in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0535
Beautiful courtyards with central fountains or gardens are typical throughout much of South America.

another beautifully decorated church door in Arequipa, Peru.
Church Door #1046


photo of a courtyard in Arequipa, Peru
Courtyard #0885


The Plaza de Armas of Arequipa, Peru

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