Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy (Iglesia de La Merced)

Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy (Iglesia de La Merced)

Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy (Iglesia de La Merced)
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karren
Sydney, Australia662 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019
I visited the museum, which is beautiful. The architecture, grounds and exhibits are all beautiful, especially the room with all the gold artifacts. Don't miss the library - it's amazing. It's not on the main Cusco tourist ticket, but well worth a visit.
Written 26 December 2019
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Priscila N
Sao Paulo, SP210 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
The church is beautiful. There is a square with a snake on the grass infront of the church.
When you arrive in Cusco you learn everything about its trilogy. That said you'll understand how you start seeing pumas, condors and snakes everywhere.
Written 25 October 2019
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Jeff K
Pittsburgh, PA2,199 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
We stopped here a little before 2:00. They opened around 2:10.
The inside rooms were gradually opened over the next 20-25 minutes.

The paintings were good but the gold and silver artifacts, contained in the indoor rooms, were outstanding. Glad we went but I recommend going in the morning or late afternoon when things are probably better organized.
Written 27 February 2019
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Andy F
Devizes, UK1,267 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Solo
It's only S10 to get inside, and there's only a poorly-translated English leaflet for guidance. There's no guide & very few notices in English, but that renders the experience a little more genuine. There seem to be few visitors, so it gets ypou off the busy touristy places. You can find your own way round the two-storey building, looking at the conditions in which the sisters used to live - dormitories, workrooms, chapel, dining room etc. There are a few poor quality life-size models of nuns to give an idea of how they used to live, but if you can ignore those distractions, the place is actually quite fascinating. Also interesting to compare this place with several other convents/ monasteries/ cloisters around Cusco (e.g. the one at San Francisco). There are two cloisters here - one open to the public, the other closed, and a large church. No photos allowed.
Written 10 July 2018
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Carmelita_Mx
San Miguel De Allende, Mexico69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Family
The Church is beautiful, but he Custody is worth the visit. It's a shame they don't allow to take pictures, but seeing it is an excellent experience.
Written 30 April 2018
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Johanne
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
We really enjoyed our visit of the convent. The art painted on the walls and the architecture of the courtyard really depicts the history and culture of Cusco. A must!
Written 4 October 2019
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Violetvz
East London, South Africa713 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Friends
This church is lovely and in a bustling tourist town it nearly offers a sanctuary of normality. A must visit!
Written 1 June 2019
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mauratravels1111
San Clemente, CA48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Friends
The nuns make divine and yummy cakes and cookies that are sold very inexpensively to support local charities
Written 15 January 2019
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Cynthia U
Dallas, TX950 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Solo
a tour guide is very helpful understanding the basic history and appreciating the effects of the earthquake and tremors in the city. the trapezoids to steady the building and dissipate the shock show why the Inca structures stood while the later Spanish ones took a topple in the "big" one in the 1500s.
Written 31 December 2018
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Jim W
Alpharetta, GA246 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
This place is amazing. Extremely rich history and beautiful artifacts. The main cathedral has 12 chapels within it. I would STRONGLY recommend either a guided tour or an audio tour (I usually don't go for guided tours but I would say this almost requires it). This place is absolutely dripping with history and even if you read every plaque, you will miss 80% of it. Amazing mix of Spanish, Inca and Catholic cultures. As mentioned in other reviews, they have the original cross carried by the Spanish in 1532! Just some eye-popping, over-the-top artwork. Please don't miss it!
Written 15 April 2018
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