El Cuarto del Rescate
The Ransom Chamber is the only Inca building still standing in Cajamarca. Although it’s called the Ransom Chamber, the room shown to...
Iglesia de San Francisco
Iglesia de San Francisco’s belfries were finished in the 20th century – too late for the Spanish Crown to collect its tax. Inside are...
Don’t miss the tiny entrance on the town’s Plaza de Armas; it opens into a large, Dutch-orange cafe selling what might be the best ice...
Lonely Planet review
Tucked away near the plaza, Don Paco has a big following among both residents and expats. There’s something for everyone here, including typical breakfasts and great renditions of Peruvian favorites, as well as more sophisticated novocaxamarquino (new Cajamarcan) fare such as chicken cordon bleu with Andean ham and local cheese in a pomegranate sauce and a recommended duck breast with sauco (elderberry) sauce.