ATTRACTIONS BEYOND THE CITY

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ATTRACTIONS BEYOND THE CITY

SABANDÍA

Visiting Hours : El Molino (The Mill) can be visited Monday - Sunday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Location : 8 km to the south of Arequipa (20 minutes by car).
Traditional village surrounded by unique landscapes, broad terraces and three volcanoes: Misti, Chachani, and Pichu Pichu. Some of its houses have even retained characteristics of the viceregal or 19th century republican style. There is a recreational complex with two swimming pools fed by the cold water of the springs in the surrounding area.

YANAHUARA SCENIC VIEWPOINT
Visiting Hours : Any time during the day.
Location : 2 km from the centre of Arequipa (6 minutes by car).
Built in the 19th century, it consists of a series of "sillar" arches, on which words of famous Arequipans have been recorded. From here, visitors are afforded a superb view of the city and the Misti volcano. On Easter Sunday, the plaza is the setting for the traditional Judas-burning, wherein en effigy is burned that represents a current member of society whose actions have incurred the ire of the people.

FOUNDER'S MANSION, SOCABAYA
Visiting Hours : Monday - Sunday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.
Location : 9 km from Arequipa (15 minutes by car).
One of the most significant and traditional stately homes or mansions in the region, built from "sillar" on the edge of a cliff. It is said that Garcí Manuel de Carbajal, founder of Arequipa, ordered its construction for his son. Later, in 1785, don Juan Crisóstomo de Goyeneche y Aguerreverre, its new owner, renovated it with the stately characteristics it bears today.


SUMBAY CAVES - CAVE ART
Visiting Hours : Any time during the day.
Location : 97 km to the north of Arequipa along the Caylloma road (1 hour 45 minutes by bus).
Located within the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, they are home to more than 500 cave paintings. These depictions, possibly made by the first settlers in the area, are approximately 6,000 to 8,000 years old.


MISTI VOLCANO
Visiting Hours : Open Monday - Sunday.
Location : The volcano slopes are 20 km to the north-east of Arequipa, (1 hour in a 4x4).
The Misti volcano, at 5,825 masl, is the city's guardian. From its peak it is possible to make out the city of Arequipa, the Chili River Valley, and the Chachani and Pichu Pichu volcanoes.