Gay Country Rank: 125/193
Arequipa is Peru’s second city with just under 1 million inhabitants. It is nicknamed the White City because it is almost completely built out of a white volcano stone called sillar. Most come to Arequipa as the base for treks to Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world. The White City is also one of the few Peruvian cities outside of Lima which has a gay scene, albeit very small, with a handful of bars and gay owned businesses worth checking out elax and enjoy your time in Peru! The night life in Peru offers a diversity of options depending on your interests. PV Travel recommends many places around Peru. If you are interested in dancing and clubbing it is important to know that the discos do not really get started until nearly midnight. However, many places may offer free or reduced entry before midnight although you might have to wait until 1:00 am for the club to fill up and become lively.