It’s one of arequipa main touristic places. It’s located at the northeast of Arequipa in the Province of Caylloma. Colca comes from the words Collaguas and Cabanas, two ethnic groups that lived along the Colca River. This canyon has a depth of 4160 meters. It has an altitude from 3000 to 5000 m.a.s.l. It’s considered one of the deepest canyons in the world and one of the few places that you can see the wild condor.
MONASTERY OF SANTA CATALINA:
It’s a religious tourist complex located in the historic center of Arequipa, was founded in 1579 and its construction was made with pink and white ashlar from the Misti and Chachani volcanoes, it has a length of 20,000 meters and although it is in the heart of the city, is totally isolated. The charm of this citadel is its great infrastructure.
CATHEDRAL OF AREQUIPA:
It’s one of arequipa main touristic places. It’s located in the Plaza de Armas of Arequipa, it is also known as the Cathedral Basilica of Santa Maria, it was built in 1621 with volcanic material (ashlar and brick), it was declared a World Heritage Site and is the most important religious temple in Arequipa.
MUSEUM SANTUARIOS ANDINOS (MOMIA JUANITA):
It’s located in the catholic university of Santa María de Arequipa, It’s the enclosure of the body of mummy Juanita or the Lady of Ampato. This mummy is one of the most important cultural finds of Peru because this mummy is from the time of the Incas and the historians say that it would have been sacrificed for its beauty. It was discovered in 1995 and since then attracted the interest of the whole world
TOMBS OF COPORAQUE:
Are located in the province of Caylloma, called then chullpas, had the figure of a truncated pyramid from twenty to thirty feet of high, were part of the beliefs of the Incas about life after death.