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Cusco Cathedral

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Dominating the northeast side of the Plaza de Armas, this magnificent renaissance-style, 16th-century building is in the shape of a Latin cross and contains nearly 400 colonial paintings including the Last Supper by Marcos Zapata.
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Portal Belen | Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002, Peru
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Part of our tour, this massive cathedral holds so many details of the history of Cusco. Gold leaf tabernacles, paintings and cedar carvings that are mild blowing. Worthwhile going with a tour to explain all the details of this massive Cathedral

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MollyH50
Reviewed 3 days ago

Be sure you have plenty of time to appreciate this building It goes on forever with many interesting side chapels.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank katherine626
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very beautiful building , just in the center at the plaza de armas. And also there a amazing building around that worth to check

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brianna_Gianna
Reviewed 4 days ago

The cathedral is ver interesting with many intricately carved alters clad in gold leaf. To appreciate the many paintings and sculptures it is probably better to have a guide to point things out. Don't miss The Last Supper with the aposles all sitting around a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is nice as a museum, you will find many paintaing belong to the old local people, the worse is that you must pay 25 soles, and the next day I saw that people got it for free during the morning in the masses...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no overlooking the majestic Renaissance-style Cusco Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas. This is really a complex of 3 churches, joined together, that includes the Church of the Holy Family and the Church of Triumph. Completed in 1654, the Cathedral took a mere...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a must to visit the cathedral. You cannot miss it. It is located at the main square surrounded by more cultural buildings

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank veen6564
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My visit to Peru drove home the unbelievable atrocity the Spanish unleashed on the hapless locals, decimating them and stripping them of their rich culture, simple heritage and limitless engineering skills. All in the name of religion. The beauty is that the Inca survived that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rxmenon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is nice, very colonial but you have to pay a ticket of 25 soles, as US$ 8, inside you can not take any picture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AndersenMartin1999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral is large and very beautiful. Many interesting pieces of art. Not be missed when in Cuzco.

Date of experience: December 2018
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typhoeus07
21 June 2018|
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Response from ChicagoSpight | Reviewed this property |
Roughly an hour depending on language...
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manicirony
7 August 2015|
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Response from themanthemyth1688 | Reviewed this property |
Check with your hotel , most mass is in the evenings except of course Sunday but all in Spanish as least what I observed
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TinaMarieC67
20 June 2015|
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Response from Mikeview | Reviewed this property |
No need to book in advance. You should be able to get in during the day unless there is a reason that the church is closed.
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