The Mirador de Yanahuara is one of the most visited tourist sites in the white city, it is a set of arches built of ashlar built in the nineteenth century, in each of the walls has inscriptions that belong to verses of poets authors born in Arequipa.
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The Mirador de Yanahuara is located 2 km from the city of Arequipa, to get to the Mirador you can do it on foot that will take you about 20 or 25 minutes to get there, for this you must take the Santa Catalina street heading north until you reach the Grau Bridge then turn left.
You will cross the Chili River and follow the road that will lead you to Francisco Bolognesi street, then go to the Cuesta del Angel, this street will lead you to the Mirador.
The other option is to take a taxi which will take about 5 minutes or a bus which will drop you off near the Mirador.
The viewpoint has 10 arches built of ashlar, as we said before in each of the arches there are writings that have engravings of poets from Arequipa, it also has an incredible view of the white city and a panoramic view of the three volcanoes of the city (Misti, Pichu Pichu and Chachani).
Here you can do many things at the same time to see the incredible panoramic views of the city: