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Monasterio de Santa Catalina Admission Ticket, Arequipa

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Duration
2h
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  • Admission Ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Monasterio de Santa Catalina
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  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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Skaramoosh wrote a review Mar 2020
Edmonton, Canada3,671 contributions345 helpful votes
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If you have only time for one visit to a historic venue...look no further....this is it! The Monastery of Santa Catalina is a monastery of nuns of the Dominican Second Order. After we got our tickets we decided to hire one of the monastery's tour guide to take us around and
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Date of experience: January 2020
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EBPandDSP wrote a review Mar 2020
Greenville, SC262 contributions116 helpful votes
Really an amazing site. If possible try to get a guide or book to tell you what you’re seeing. For example, even though this cloistered assembly of buildings was (and is still) for women, it’s properly a monastery, not a nunnery (just a little hint of stuff that is not what you
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Valérie S wrote a review Mar 2020
Sherbrooke, Canada5 contributions1 helpful vote
The monasteria is really beautiful. We have visited on a rainy day, but we enjoy the visit even if we chose not to have a guide. I think I would recommend to take one, If I remember well, it was about 20 soles and it was possible to have a spanish, english and french guide.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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CHenry20 wrote a review Mar 2020
Atlanta, Georgia4 contributions1 helpful vote
This monastery is called a city within a city. It is huge and self contained. I lost count of the number of rooms that were there. The grounds are absolutely beautiful
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Luis Zuzunaga wrote a review Feb 2020
Portage, Wisconsin21 contributions
This is a must to visit place in Arequipa. It is a very large complex with thick lava brick blocks called “Sillar”. Many large and small individual “celdas” where the nuns lived over four hundred years old. Many “streets”, court yards give you a clear picture of life in this
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Date of experience: January 2020
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mvzegarra
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Excellent place to travel to the past
Excellent place to learn some history, highly recommender a tour guide since they are many facts you wouldn’t know
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Eliza-Beth-travles
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A must see!
Be transported back in time as you freely explore this old monastery! I skipped the tour as I had limited time, but
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Nelly P
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A Must See in Arequipa
The monastery is like a city inside the city. You can get lost within the colorful painted walls of the complex and
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NANASCCA
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Is alright but...
There are places at a lower cost in order to learn and see colonial art, and architecture, somehow, it's up to you,
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jgemza
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Nice Tour
On a rainy day, our tour group visited this monastery for an hour and a half. Old sections still in good shape but
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wunen
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A village within a town
Even when you are not a fan of museums or chapels this one is a must see. It's actually a village within a town so
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GrahamP113
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Part of city trip
This is an amazing place in the heart of the city. Very peaceful and yet so large. To see the conditions the Nuns l
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René E
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Highlight of Arequipa
Take the 1h guided tour for 10 sols per person and you will learn very interesting things about the monastery.
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joritnuehs
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Beautiful monastry
We spend a couple of hours with our kids visiting this monastery. The rooms get a bit boring after a while but the
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Emarceien
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City within the city
Interesting place. Take the guide for 20 soles to get a lot of interseting information about the life of sisters.
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iwiviii
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Super interesting place to visit, get a guide!
It's a super fascinating and beautiful place to visit, especially when you listen to the information provided by gu
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DonCesar
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Cosy
The place to see in Arequipa. Cosy and it definitely made me want to have that style at my place if I ever construc
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Sedge2013
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Wow wow
Wow wow wow just go it’s so stunning just absolutely wonderful. Take extra batteries for camera you will not be di
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dandaak
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Great place
This is one of the most beautiful places in Arequipa and in whole Peru. Inf you will have a time take a tour in mon
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robn881
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Nice beautiful monastery
Nice well kept monastery with a story. We took a tour with an English guide, her English was good and the yourguide
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