The “City of Churches” has a total of 35 churches, one for every year of Jesus’ life. Ayacucho is an ancient city, dominated at different times by the Andean Wari people and the Crown of Spain. The city was pivotal in a battle to gain independence for Peru. Discover the passion of the city and fly to Ayacucho with LATAM, the largest airline with the most complete network in Latin America.
Ayacucho is a goldmine for exploring many different churches and cathedrals within a small, walkable area. Holy week in Ayacucho is one of the biggest Easter celebrations in South America. Explore the local artisans, daily markets, and watch the locals continue ancient traditions. For the archaeologically minded, visit the ruins near the city. Ascend Cerro Picota, a mountain overlooking the city, for a spectacular view of the region.
Getting around in Ayacucho
Taxis are the best way to travel within the city because of narrow streets and a lack of transit options. Book your flight to Ayacucho with LATAM today for the best rates around.