We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
US$25.00*
and up
Private Tour: Chiclayo City Sightseeing and Witch Market
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good30%
  • Average39%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
14 Nov 2017
“Very small square.”
4 May 2017
“Heart of the city with Cathedral and Muniscipal Palace”
LOCATION
Chiclayo, Peru
Write a ReviewReviews (259)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We visited a few days prior to Pope Francis visited Trujillo a nearby city. The place was booming with people visiting the area and also the catedral, lots of enthusiasm and songs waiting for the Pope's visit. Seems to be the place where the whole...More

Thank p26duque
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Square is small but pleasant place to sit and watch the locals! We saw lots of them of all ages having fun! Cathedral was a good backdrop.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Heart of the old part of the city. There is a beautiful cathedral on one side which has daily mass. Ceremony we attended was packed. Lots to see. Even though it's hot out, NO SHORTS. On other is the city hall with an interesting historical...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Full of people during the weekend evening, seems like its a meeting point for most of the town. Nice view on cathedral. Good for people watching

Thank enderjjk
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Nothing special but nice. As any other central plaza of a small town across central and South America

Thank Anastasia K
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Plaza de Armas is in every town, this one is very nice, remarkable clean, and nice gardens. It is obvious that the folks around here are very conscientious about clean and neat.

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Is amazing how everything goes around the plaza de armas, people get together here, is the point as they said in Peru!!! a must go

Thank ChefIvanpetrovich
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The main attraction is the cathedral but the square itself has some very ugly buildings on it although the cathedral and municipal government buildings are pretty. Chiclayo ' claim to fame is the archaeological sites around it and you wouldn't miss much by avoiding the...More

Thank charles p
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It's OK but nothing special in terms of South America town squares. Busy streets on two sides also detract from it. You'll probably pass through it several times in your wanderings through town. Not worth a special trip to see it.

Thank Alek C
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Usually an impressive church overlooks the main plazas of Latin American towns, well, at Chiclayo's main plaza there is a unimpressive (architectural wise), yellow colored building on one end of the plaza. There are some banks, a little pond but thats it. Not impressive. It's...More

Thank Serhat T
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 40 hotels in Chiclayo
Eras Hotel
31 reviews
.14 km away
Hotel Plazza Park
4 reviews
.14 km away
Venneccia Gold Hotel
1 review
.22 km away
Hotel Central Chiclayo
57 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mapache Frio Helado Artesanal
37 reviews
.17 km away
Restaurant Romana
238 reviews
.19 km away
Paprika Restaurant Chiclayo
94 reviews
.29 km away
Pizzeria Venecia
179 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Iglesia Santa Maria - Catedral de Chiclayo
121 reviews
.04 km away
El Paseo de las Musas
125 reviews
.95 km away
Palacio Municipal de Chiclayo
87 reviews
.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Plaza de Armas staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit