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Reviewed 1 week ago

San Cristobal Church is located high up on a hillside overlooking Cusco. It’s lit up at night and visible from the Plaza de Armas. Combined with the Statue of Christ, it’s a little bit of heavenly protection guarding the city. We admired the church from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this stop is more about the view than the church. we got to see a wedding party with the bridesmaids all in red.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed October 31, 2018

A lot of other reviews have praised the view but that’s not part of the church: you see the same one if you go to Saksaywaman, which it’s on the way to. Despite being an atheist, I love visiting churches, but this one is pretty...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Built on destroyed Inca structure, one can notice the Inca stone foundation on which the Spaniards and Dominican priests built their humble church. The upper part of exterior walls are made of mud bricks cladded with some sort of stucco and painted. The plaza outside...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clement R
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This church was included in our boleto turistico. It's on top of a hill, so at its courtyard you can see the entire city. You can also climb the bell tower for even better views. The church itself is very pretty, with huge paintings and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

My favorite church in Cusco. Courtyard was spacious and it's located on the top of the hill to look down Cusco city

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrea K
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

It has a nice view and very close to main square. If you are lazy to keep going up, you can still have a great view from Cusco centro.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elig610
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Try the walk from the plaza (Centro Histórtico) till' this church; when you get to the top you get to see Cuzco.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Arturo C
Reviewed May 20, 2018

It's not apparent from the City map but San Cristobal is a fair old climb. The interior of the church cannot compare with the riches in the Cathedral and its Jesuit neighbour but you can climb up the bell tower and be rewarded with great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 415John
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Short walk just from downtown and what an incredible view of the city there is. Come up here to watch the sunset.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Matthew C
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