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Why Arequipa Is a Must Visit in Peru

Welcome to Arequipa, ‘the white city’ and Peru’s second largest, located far in the south of the country.

This lush city is known for it’s distinctively coloured architecture, mountanous views and for giving tourists their first bout of altitude sickness. But, hopefully not too bad, as the city sits 2,335 metres above sea level, making it a great place to acclimatise before heading to Colca Canyon and Cusco.

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