Arequipa

Education

3.2/5

Healthcare

1.8/5

City Score

Living in Arequipa

Safety

1.5/5

Culture

2.5/5

Things to do in Arequipa

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1.

Monasterio de Santa Catalina
7,499+ Reviews

2.

Plaza de Armas
3,824+ Reviews

3.

Volcan Misti
893+ Reviews

4.

Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve
248+ Reviews

5.

Mundo Alpaca
396+ Reviews

Economy in Arequipa

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

%

GDP growth

%

Income tax rate

%

Corporate tax rate

%

Sales tax

%

Size of government

%

Sound money

%

International trade

%

Regulation

%

Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Arequipa

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Cost of Living Index

33.0%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

Mid Low

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Popular

Low

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

Low

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

Low

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

Mid Low

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Arequipa

Top phone carriers

Movistar (best coverage)

Claro

Bitel

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $2.1

Mid high

Restaurants in Arequipa

La Nueva Palomino: 8338 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 6111 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 2156 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 71 reviews

Zig Zag: 7022 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1782 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 4802 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 438 reviews

Chicha por Gaston Acurio: 4446 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1594 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 2852 reviews

Pasta Canteen: 2051 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 746 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.6/5, 1102 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 203 reviews

Las Gringas: 955 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 706 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 249 reviews

Casta Fior: 710 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 512 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 198 reviews

Coffee roaster – Kaffeehaus: 449 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 283 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 166 reviews

Munanqui Peruvian Tea: 467 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 369 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 98 reviews

Mi Kcao chocolates y cafe: 410 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 340 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 69 reviews
Facebook: 5/5, 5 reviews

Palacios Coffee: 413 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 287 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 126 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Arequipa

Zig Zag: 6591 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1789 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 4802 reviews

Chaqchao Chocolates: 2021 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1262 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 758 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 4.6 reviews

La Petite Francaise: 1138 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 538 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 600 reviews

Capriccio Gourmet: 989 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 623 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 366 reviews

La Despensa: 806 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 461 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 295 reviews
Foursquare: 8.4/10, 50 reviews

Victoria – Picanter’a democr‡tica: 582 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 549 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 33 reviews

Casta Fior: 707 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 509 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 198 reviews

Casta Fior: 707 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 509 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 198 reviews

La Benita de los Claustros: 724 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 479 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 245 reviews

Hatunpa: 513 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 444 reviews
Foursquare: 7.6/10, 69 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Arequipa

#345 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

Mid Low

4 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: Arequipa PEN 152/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. Espacio Casa Abierta Coworking : 1

2. Coworking Arequipa : No reviews

3. CoworkinHouse Arequipa : No reviews

4. La Pera Coworking : No reviews

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Gyms/Health & Fitness in Arequipa

Gym Revo Sport: 1006 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 376 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 618 reviews
Foursquare: 7/10, 12 reviews

Gym Revo Sport: 1006 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 376 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 618 reviews
Foursquare: 7/10, 12 reviews

Casa Andina Premium Arequipa: 433 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 433 reviews

Revo Sport Cerro Colorado: 215 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 170 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 45 reviews

Imperium: 227 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 226 reviews
Facebook: 5/5, 1 reviews

Imperium: 227 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 226 reviews
Facebook: 5/5, 1 reviews

REVO EXPRESS: 114 reviews

Google: 4.1/5, 91 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 23 reviews

Club Gym: 106 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 105 reviews
Facebook: 5/5, 1 reviews

Plaza de Armas Arequipa: 105 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 105 reviews

Plaza de Armas Arequipa: 105 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 105 reviews

Best reviewed gyms

Society in Arequipa

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Population Density

Mid Low

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Arequipa

1. Ceviche
2. Alpaca
3. Suri
4. Arroz Con Leche
5. Mashed Potatoes

6. Pepino

7. Lentejas

8. Arroz Con Pollo

9. Frijoles

10. Pollo Al Horno

Environment in Arequipa

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Climate Index

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Weather

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Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Arequipa

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Individual freedom

%

Equality

%

National Security

%

Rule of law

%

Legal system

%

Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

%

Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

%

Freedom of movement

%

Freedom of expression

%

Culture in Arequipa

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

A / B / C

Main Sport:

Football Soccer

Capital City:

No

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

51

Time zone:

UTC-05:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Unsafe

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