The history of the cathedral that dominates Arequipa’s main plaza is filled with doggedness. The original structure, dating from 1656,...
Farren’s Irish Pub
Where would any city be without its themed Irish pub? Tucked behind the cathedral, this gringo haven has – guess what? – Guinness, pub...
Seeing double? Well, yes, actually. There are two Manolo’s 20m apart in Arequipa’s pedestrianized shopping thoroughfare, Calle...
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Casa Ricketts information
Built in 1738, the ornate Casa Ricketts has served as a seminary, archbishop’s palace, school and home to well-to-do families. Today it is the most splendiferous working bank in the city – possibly even Peru. Even if you’re not here for a transaction, it’s worth nosing around its dual interior courtyards with their puma-headed fountains.