Amazing architecture and a cool history regarding the planning and construction of the building by the Spanish.
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The Basilica had a large collection of church items which were beautifully displayed and maintained. I particularly liked the embroidery on the robes. However the biggest thrill was being able to walk on the roof of the basilica and appreciate its construction. I have seen...More
It is just an average church. Nothing really special. Furthermore it is annoying the fact that it is no possible to go inside the church in shorts and they do not provide something to cover yourself. My girlfriend was not authorized to visit the church.
The cathedral is stunning. It sits right in the Plaza de Armas and is massive. Its impossible to miss. Take pictures of the outside with Misti in the distance. Worth going inside to explore as well.
Don't miss this place! How could you. It fills an entire side of the Plaza! But inside is even more magnificent than the exterior architecture. The tour is excellent. We were not allowed into the Cathedral itself because there were no services on the day...More
The Cathedral is enormous and unique - it runs parallel to the facade. One of the largest pipe organs in the world. A whole museum of religious artifacts. The best part is the short climb to the roof where you overlook the Plaza Central and...More
The cathedral is beautiful and at certain times of day you can just go in by yourself and look around. I recommend the tour though, for S10 plus a tip to your guide you get to go to more areas including the museum and the...More