Birds Ayacucho


  • Ayacucho Department
  • Province Guamanga
  • Location March 1 ° 9’47 ” S 74 ° 13’28 ” W / -13.16306 , -74.22444
  • Latitude 13 ° 09’S
  • Longitude 74 º 13 ‘W
  • Altitude 2,746 m
  • Lima 558 miles Distance
  • Foundation August 15, 1540 founded by Manuel de Carbajal García
  • Distance 1,009 km Arequipa to Lima
  • Foundation April 25, 1540
  • Area 2981.37 km ²
  • Population 151,019 Inhabitants


Ayacucho from Lima can be reached within a distance of 558 km even that has a daily output earth terminal can also be reached by leaving daily flight from Lima to Ayacucho Airport COLONEL ALFREDO MENDIVIL


It has an altitude of 2,746 meters above sea level is located in Ayacucho by the Nazca and Tiahuanaco culture gave rise to the most opulent regional state, as he left a legacy Wary its main administrative center just 22 km from the city, after the decline of Wary , the chancas occupied the city to be conquered by the Incas , which would leave a legacy administrative center Vilcashuamán , Today last season Ayacucho subversive violence is life , your typical Andean landscape of nature combines perfectly with a blue sky during day star overnight. their faith are overflowing in the church around the city and in the celebration of Easter and the holy images seem to regain life , part of our history was in the pampas of quinoa where an obelisk commemorating the end was chosen the Spanish name , and among the Andes Huanta an emerald , a cozy valley ideal for rest and reflection where celebrations full of mysticism and syncretism , as the water festival and carnival with music and traditional song is hide and good food and drink in abundance


Warm and sunshine all year maximum temperature is 25 ° C and 6 ° C minimum is located about 2,761 meters of land beside those harps as Nazca and Tiahuanaco cultures gave more opulent origin Wari region that left as an inheritance the main administrative center just 22 km from the town after the decline of wari , chancas occupied the city to be conquered by the Incas , which would leave a legacy administrative center Vilcahuamán Today at last the time of subversive violence Ayacucho is life . your typical Andean , full landscape nature blends seamlessly with its blue starry sky during the day at night, their faith overflows in churches around the city , and the celebration of Easter to the sacred images appear it come to life a part of our history was in the pampas of Quinoa where or obelisk commemorating the end of the Spanish name was erected, and among the Andes , an emerald Huanta , a cozy valley ideal for rest and reflection is hiding there too await full of mysticism and celebrations such as carnivals water festival where music and singing good drink and food plentiful



It is one of the country’s largest square and is surrounded by buildings that date mostly from the sixteenth- century and xvll highlights including typical stone archways of colonial baroque and houses of the era, such as the municipality and the first local national University huamanga


This centrally located on the portal constitution 15 , right wing square branches , known as the s house corregidor current headquarters of the province , was built in the seventeenth century, has a courtyard with a pool and a coated ladder tile there is the cell where he was arrested Bellido Meadow Mari before execution


It is a colonial house one of the best example of this style. In the first courtyard of the house. Museum of Folk Art works exhibited in two rooms six Ayacucho artisans in place is installed is also a branch of the bank credit


It is a stone and adobe building dating from xvll century this house currently operating in the Contemporary Museum and the Museo Andrés Avelino Cáceres , where this hero portraits are exhibited, and paints and canvases mystical one burial



It was built of carved stones during the following century xvll Renaissance Baroque façade is sober but inside is richly decorated with ten churriguerescos altarpieces bathed in gold leaf paintings, late Renaissance and silver-plated tabernacle


It is located at the junction in the shred December 9 with the shred Bellido dates from the late sixteenth- century façade stands a belfry with three arches and inside canvases chuguigueresco style can be seen , this temple houses the images of Lord of Santo Sepulchre AND Virgen Dolorosa, coming out in processions at Easter


This church was built in 1710, which has altars are Baroque style and is said to have the most beautiful city pulpit . Also inside a gallery is conserved, is located in the corner of Callao and tattered Garcilaso de la Vega


 He was a Renaissance facade is made ​​colorless and pink stones lead inside paintings Bernardo Bitti and Diego the bridge remain. It is located on the first block of Jiron July 28


It dates from 1541 was the second church built in Ayacucho. Its main altar is carved in wood and covered in gold leaf , located between San Martin Shreds And May 2


This temple is located on the third block of Jiron Grau, has a different structure from the other on the outside you can see the tower of lime and stone, Inside has a baroque altar and a statue of the Lord to fall and altarpieces the dedicated Jesus of Nazareth


The construction of this temple began in 1683 in the leading high altar with the image of the Virgin of Carmen. It is still home to the nuns of the cloister to the Carmelite order is located at the sixth block of Jiron July 28


He is considered one of the finest examples of colonial religious architecture in the country , preserved paintings from the Cusco school and Ayacucho



It is located 22 km north of the city, was the main administrative center of the city culture of mud and stone has three levels of burial chamber , along with tunnels and air ceremonial houses . It has a museum that exhibits photographs and some pieces found in the complex

Archaeological PIKIMACHAY:

Pikimachay In the caves , animal bones and stone tools dating back to the Paleolithic Andino found . It is 24 km from the city


Is located in the surrounding hinterland Poma Cocha Lagoon 98 KM from the city, and is believed to have been a resting place of the Inca . The walls of a tower and walls ritual is observed source is surrounded by a beautiful landscape where you can see Vilcashuamán


It was an important Inca administrative center is known as the temple of the sun and moon and was made with carved stone at the top of the pyramid, the throne of the Inca where the ceremonies were observed next to the Colla and other structures Vilashuaman is located are Acllawasi or the house of the chosen Kallancas sheds that were for soldiers, and platforms , to get there , one must be 17 km away from the city Ayacucho


It is located 32 km from the city of this town is famous for the quality of their craftsmanship , tradition preserved since the ancient times, crafts decorated roofs and cobblestone streets were witnessing the end of Spanish rule . the capitulation of Ayacucho. It features a museum and Colonial Church. Nearby, the Pampas of Ayacucho quinoa or possessing a beautiful landscape where you can see an obelisk in honor of the heroes of Ayacucho


It is called the Emerald of the Andes due to its location between the green landscape , is a good place to relax and fully enjoy nature. in the village church and its colonial houses differs also surrounded by restaurants and nightclubs near the Sunday market where you can compare fruit liqueurs and traditional huantino wine is all this 48 km from the city



Located in the village of Cangalo to 81 km of the city, its waters reach 40 C and distributed them to people healing properties


‘s A vast forest of Puya Raimondi . Home to some 250 000 specimens of this plant especially in the highlands , a puja can reach up to 14 meters high and each flórese Eighty Years , this natural wonder is located 97 km from the city


It is a haven of red and white parihuanas is surrounded by volcanoes and Sara and Achatayhua by Huando Mountains 50 km east of Cora


YURA Raymy:

It is the festival of worship of water held in the village in the province maraca And Lucanas during the month of August. As a sign of syncretism , during this celebration pictures of San Isidro Styled Santa Rosa de Lima and blesses the water between the activities carried out this clean of communal representation ditch death of Huascar in Anda maraca and competition dancers scissors, who dances to the beat between stunts Harp communicate with the spirits of the mountains , holding a big party ends with the extras they move to the rhythm of violins and harps under

CRAFTS Ayacucho:

Around the Santa Ana neighborhood 2 km from the city is located several shops run by the family of the other outstanding craftsmen , you can also visit their workshops. The colorful retablos boxes represent two doors where the Andean tradition constitute a sample of their crafts , we suggest you purchase one as a souvenir , artisans also make magic transforming the silver threads. that elaborate filigree earrings and jewelry behind , with a carved stone ornaments Guamanga utilitarian pieces in Huanta can appreciate burilados mates decorated with scenes of everyday life . In quinoa , traditional pottery await you in Sarhua , your tables will have live pictures and eloquent text about their families plantings , harvests, and holiday Holy Week is celebrated throughout the country but is certainly Ayacucho where is the most fervent religious sentiment of the Andean man with immense faith is dedicated to the passion and death and resurrection of Christ

EASTER. ZEAL Ayacucho:

During this annual celebration huamanga transforms and the smell of candle runs through the air , the crowd moves slowly, but firmly between sobs songs and prayers , the sky seems to open to drop blessings is that Easter has arrived for it Ayacucho relive the ordeal of Jesus and video to life on Friday silk pains start to activities that day the suffering of Christ and Mary goes in procession recalls Mr. Agony and painful virgin during Palm Sunday people go churches for their palm branches are blessed and afternoon entry of Jesus and his apostles to Jerusalem represents , holy Wednesday is the most moving day, they roam the streets carpeted with flowers, accompanied by the crowd until occurs most expected the image of Mary meets the Nazarene , who greets the parade , on Holy Thursday no procession , this day is a journey around seven churches on the night of Good Friday Guamanga is dark the lights out to make way for Christ ‘s ordeal that I will go the streets on a bed of white roses followed by painful Ayacucho mourning and carrying lighted candles then takes a vigil with prayers and songs to listen to the sermon of the three-hour Saturday is once sad day Easter Sunday holiday is rather the resurrected Christ appears on a stretcher and is carried through the streets.