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SQUARE OF WEAPONS OF THE CITY DE CAJAMARCA


The Square of Weapons of Cajamarca this to an altitude of 2,750 meters on the sea level. It is in a square way and it is to the north of the hill Santa Poland. Their total area is of 21,373 m2. The square of Weapons file with the Shreds: Of the trade, May Two and Of Batán.

According to the history, he/she is denominated bigger Square; in the year 1699, being corregidor of Cajamarca Don Juan Antonio Arostegui. In that same year they are begun to make parades, patriotic and stopped military civic concentrations. This Square; in those years, also you use to carry out bull races, rooster fights and at the end of last century it served as market.

In the year 1932 the Square bigger than Cajamarca suffers a remodeling, they are placed kerosene streetlights, bankings and he/she is changed name. The prefect; Octavio Alva and the mayor; Alejandro Castro, they put him/her the name of Square of the Concord, name that doesn't last a lot of time. In 1945 the mayor, Mr. Carlos Malpica Rivarola remodels the Square of Weapons of Cajamarca, for that which cypresses were sowed and granite floors and cement were placed.

The only thing that is conserved of the bigger old Square is the pileta. The place where the pileta is, it is the place where the Spaniards tied Inca Atahualpa in the year 1532.

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