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Address: Main plaza | Characato Town, Arequipa, Peru

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Interesting Symbolism

What I found the most interesting about this church, was all the symbolism on the front. Our guide spent a long time explaining what it all meant. Of course the inside is gorgeous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2013
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Springfield, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

like many other churches in latin America no much different really nice architecture but nothing really out of ordinary

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

What I found the most interesting about this church, was all the symbolism on the front. Our guide spent a long time explaining what it all meant. Of course the inside is gorgeous too! When we were there they were preparing for a wedding. Amazingly beautiful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Wow!!! what can i say i have been very impressed with the amazing sites and architecture Peru has offered! from its rustic cobble stone streets to its colonial and pre-inca artwork and historic sites.

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San Estanislao, San Pedro, Paraguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

We tried to visit all of the churches--especially the free entrance ones--and this was also quite nice. Nothing too extravagant, but lovely.

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Address: Main plaza | Characato Town, Arequipa, Peru
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Arequipa Region  >  Arequipa

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