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Complejo de la Compania de Jesus

Calle Grl Moran,118, Arequipa 054, Peru
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Ranked #15 of 37 Attractions in Arequipa
Type: Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Type: Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice place to visit, quite unexpensive (4 soles) If you don´t wanna pay it just visit the church, get out, walk around the block and you will see some doors you can use to see the inside of it, otherwise from the church there is a payd entrance for the inside yard

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New York City, New York
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17 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Though not large, it is well worth going to see this if you have any interest in art, the history of the region or religion. The painting and decoration alone is wonder and unlike anything else I have seen.

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There are free tours originating at the information center in the Plaza de Armas. The tour starts at 10am and is highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

La Compania de Jesus and the adjoining cloisters is a wonderfully peaceful place right beside Plaza de Armas. The church is right on the corner and is free to enter. Inside you will see a huge altar which is entirely covered in gold leaf. A doorway beside the church leads into a couple of courtyards. Now home to exclusive shops... More 

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