The cathedral is made up of multiple churches. It is a spectacular building and worth a visit. The altars were great.
About Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion
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In the centre of Cusco this cathedral within 100 metres of another one has some Inca influence remaining. Whilst the main structure was rebuilt by the Spanish, some lower Inca walls are in evidence. Local artists were used in the decoration and whilst they tried...More
Plenty of gold leaf and heavy baroque style but the black Christ was an interesting feature. Also interesting was the painting of the Last Supper with the guinea pig being served as the main dish.
This is something you should visit in Cuzco. The last supper with a guinea pig as the star of the the dinner is priceless, along with all of the other art work. I would try to get a guide or a book to make sure...More
This cathedral is as beautiful as any top cathedral in Europe. It looks pretty low key from outside, but don't let that fool you. The decoration was pretty unique too. There is a free audio guide with the entrance fee, so be sure to pick...More
We wanted to see the cathedral but had limited time, we managed to catch mass while we wre ther, despite being in Spanish we managed to get the gist of the priest's sermon whilst admiring the amazing interior. The worshippers had been giggling all the...More
Full of gorgeous colonial art! This place is bigger than expected so don't arrive too close to closing like I did. Budget a good two hours or more. A guide would have been a better choice - I easily found the "Last Supper" with Guinea...More