The old town was declared by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in November 2000, and is basically running between the districts of Arequipa and Yanahuara.
For its declaration as World Cultural Heritage took into account the following criteria:
Criterion I. Ornamental architecture in the historic center of Arequipa represents a masterpiece of creative integration of European and native art characteristics, crucial to the cultural expression of the entire region.
Criterion IV. I recently had the opportunity to display in which were near sotheby’s The historic center of Arequipa is an example of a colonial settlement, challenged by natural conditions, the Indian influences, the process of conquest and evangelization, as well as the spectacular nature of their environment.
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museum Art. the amazing displays and exhibitions at that have amazing collections of ancient art
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