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The Andean Baroque Route begins in the Main Square of Cusco, in one of the most significant temples of this architectural style. Construction began in 1576 on the Inca temple Amaru Cancha, and was completely refurbished in 1650 after a strong...more
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Old but, found the inside quite interesting. It shows the native people of Peru stayed true to their values in addition to taking on the Catholic religion (forced by the Spanish) where a cross/crucifix is typically the focal point of most Catholic churches/cathedrals. Unfortunately our...More
Everyday at 6 AM and 6 PM they hold Mass here. Yes it is in Spanish but if you like to join you are welcome and can enjoy the church without the tourists and guides around. Evening Mass is about 30 minutes long. The Altar...More
I visit this church in particular because your ticket gives you access to the tower that face the plaza de armas. The view is great and you can take great pictures from up there. However pictures are not allowed inside the church. The design of...More
Great structure. How many virgins do we have in Catholic church?
I saw Jesus on the side of the column. If you look at the architecture, you are okay. However, if you look at it as your worship center, you will be disappointed. I think...More
This is a historic Jesuit church adjacent to the Plaza de Armas in Cusco. It is located in the city centre. It is an excellent example of Spanish baroque architecture. Construction began is 1576 but was damaged by the 1650 earthquake and rebuilt in 1668.
Built on the Palace of Huayna Cápac, the last Inca to rule an undivided, unconquered empire, the church was built by the Jesuits in 1571 and reconstructed after the 1650 earthquake. The Jesuits planned to make it the most magnificent of Cuzco’s churches. The archbishop...More
Although the main alter with its magnificent golden carvings is the main attraction, the numerous highly decorated altar pieces down the nave can take plenty of time to properly view. Would like to have spent more time here.