Arequipa is a delightful Colonial City, situated at the foot of El Misti Volcano, a perfect snow-capped cone of 5,822 meters.
Known as the White City, Arequipa teems with beautiful Spanish buildings and beautiful natural landscape.
At the heart of the City, tourists may visit the magnificent Santa Catalina Monastery, the most remarkable sight in Arequipa.
At the Museum of Santuarios Andinos you may meet Juanita The Ice Girl, a good preserve mummy, found high into the Andean glaciers.
Its Plaza de Armas is one of the most beautiful of Peru, beautifully laid-out with palm trees and gardens, surrounded by arcaded buildings in colonial style.