La Trattoria del Monasterio
Museo Histórico Municipal
Arequipa’s and, by definition Peru’s, historical trajectory is showcased in this educational, if unexciting museum that is split into...
Museo Arqueológico Chiribaya
Opened in 2008, the Museo Arqueológico Chiribaya houses an impressive collection of artifacts from the pre-Incan Chiribaya...
Iglesia de San Francisco
Originally built in the 16th century, this church has been badly damaged by several earthquakes. It still stands, however, and visitors...
An exception to the rule, this traditional peña features performances almost nightly starting around 9pm. The music varies, although...
Upscale but not ridiculously pricey, Zig Zag is a Peruvian restaurant with European inflections that inhabits a two-story colonial house...
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Lonely Planet review
A helping of epicurean delight has descended upon the Monasterio de Santa Catalina. The menu of Italian specialties was created with the help of superstar Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio, and is infused with the flavors of Arequipa. Reservations are essential.