Plaza de Armas was known as Huacaypata (Warrior Square in quechua) in Inca times and is believed to have been designed by ... More
Plaza de Armas
Plaza de Armas was known as Huacaypata (Warrior Square in quechua) in Inca times and is believed to have been designed by Manco Cápac. A magnificent Cathedral and the Church of La Compañía flank it on two sides. The Plaza was the scene of many key events in the history of the city. It was here that Pizarro proclaimed the conquest of Cusco. The arrival of the Spanish brought many changes to the Plaza, including the addition of the beautiful stone arches that surround it.
Located in Zone 1 of the city, this park is surrounded by important monuments such as Palacio Nacional, Catedral Metropolitana,
Biblioteca Nacional (national library), Archivo General de Centro America (Central America General Records Office), Portal del Comercio and Parque ...
Located in one of the city's most picturesque buildings, in the Old Córdoba Station, this new shopping centre, where the
Warner Lusomundo cinemas are found, also includes sports stores, fashion and apparel, accessory shops, recreation centres and cafeterias. Ideal ...
This square is located in the city centre close to Havana Cathedral and the sea. Surrounded by plants, it is
lined on all sides by marble benches. Curiously, the numerous lamps that light the square are not powered by ...