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Monastery of saint Catherine of Siena

Arequip Street, Cusco, Peru
+84 98 491 49 22
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Neat. Worth a visit if you have extra time.

We did this on a rainy day. It is a good filler if you are doing many of the more strenuous hikes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sixonthego_50
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Chicago, Illinois
Interesting

This monastery shows how nuns lived in the 17th century. Inexpensive at S. 8.00 and worth the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
debbarnes04
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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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1 week ago
“Neat. Worth a visit if you have extra time.”
19 Aug 2017
“Interesting”
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Arequip Street, Cusco, Peru
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+84 98 491 49 22
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this on a rainy day. It is a good filler if you are doing many of the more strenuous hikes around the city. It was our day off activity and we liked it.

Thank Sixonthego_50
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This monastery shows how nuns lived in the 17th century. Inexpensive at S. 8.00 and worth the time. Beautiful artwork in one of the rooms.

Thank debbarnes04
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Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

The entrance costs is S. /8.00 and it's wellworthed! There you can see how the nuns used to live. The second floor I found more beautiful. There are some beautiful paintings. Pictures are not allowed.

Thank Isa K
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Reviewed 27 March 2015

This museum came as a package with the Museum of the Sun. It was a pleasant surprise for what it revealed about the lives of nuns. The collection within the walls of an active nunnery, were extensive and very well documented. The painted frescoes were...More

Thank kitsou
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

This "monastery" is really a nunnery. Founded by a rich widow, the site provides a view into how novitiates and young nuns lived in the 17th century. The site is also interesting because it is founded on the ancient Aqllawasi, the compound in which noble...More

Thank RodMcLeod
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