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Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa

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In the heart of Arequipa in the Museum of the Cathedral, valuable pieces of art and culture, which reflect the beauty of its Catholic faith, shine for Peru and the world. Monday to Saturday of 10 – 17 hours, all year.En el Corazón de Arequipa en el...more
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Plaza de Armas de Arequipa | El Ingreso es Por el Portal Lateral de la Calle Santa Catalina, Arequipa Areq 01, Peru
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All reviews bell tower beautiful cathedral guided tour the main square tour includes take pictures south america well worth the visit white city organ roof earthquake pulpit museum vestments soles mass
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's majestic! It is as beautiful inside as outside. I love to visit churches and this one is unforgettable.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Priscila N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had quite a long morning when we reached the cathedral. Hugely impressive from the outside in a marvellous Plaza. The inside was surprisingly plain compared to other cathedrals and churches. The part of the tour that takes you on the roof us good for views...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Davey R
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Our favorite place for a Friday night date overlooks the Catedral. We are then at a higher elevation than this pic. We can see the lights of all of Arequipa including the Plaza and the Catedral. Another time for what the Catedral's Museo has. Ciao.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kees69
Reviewed August 28, 2019

This is an absolute must-visit when in Arequipa. This city is such a hidden gem to being with and you will not regret your time here. What a lovely few days I spent wandering and exploring! Enjoy!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jv1221
Reviewed August 25, 2019

They do tours in the early day 10soles you tip guides to they take you on the roof and explain thing or go after 5pm no roof access unless you do tour. Worth a look.see it for your self

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Where1go7
Reviewed August 7, 2019

I think we just tired of the all the churches and cathedrals that we had already seen. We started to struggle to tell the difference between them. Yes the stone colour is "pretty", looks good in sunshine and sunset but it is just another overly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ali921
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Although the church is really beautiful outside, there is nothing special inside. The museum does not have many exhibits and probably the only things that are really interesting are the stories of earthquakes and the rebuilding of the organ.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank L0ll0A
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

This is a glorious monument in Arequipa and I highly recommend the guided tour. I could have spent the whole day here, exploring all the corners of this picturesque place, but my husband finally made us leave after about 3 hours. There is just photo...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

We were awestruck by the size of the organ in this cathedral. Very well preserved after 2 earthquakes. The unique pulpit with the satan at the bottom was unique, have not seen that in any other cathedral.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RaviA651
Reviewed July 8, 2019

They take you all through the space and onto the roof for some views of the bells and volcanoes. Very lovely cathedral!

Date of experience: June 2019
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