Ayacucho Perú

Ayacucho Perú

GMT-5
Spanish
Nuevo Sol
220V

Founded at the foot of the Andes in the mid-16th century, this city, the capital of the Peruvian region of Ayacucho, holds historical and religious importance. Its architecture, one of the most notable in the country, has 33 colonial churches, awarding it the nickname “The City of Churches.” Highlights include the Basílica Catedral de Ayacucho, at Plaza Mayor, the Arco del Triunfo, and the Obelisco de la Pampa de la Quinua. Every year, the city attracts thousands of tourists to religious festivals, especially the Holy Week, one of the most important in the country.