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Church of San Blas (Iglesia de San Blas)

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Address: San Blas, Cusco, Peru
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A dear little church, just quietly tucked away.

I popped in to this dear title church and so enjoyed some quiet contemplation away from noisy crowds. Such a simple church that has seen better days but worth a visit, really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Auckland
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I popped in to this dear title church and so enjoyed some quiet contemplation away from noisy crowds. Such a simple church that has seen better days but worth a visit, really lovely inside. And time to walk up the few steps to admire the view (can take photos from here)

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Gatlinburg, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful example of the colonial style. Wish they would let you take pictures but oh well. It's a bit run down but the essence is still there.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a beautiful and peaceful place. Must see if you are in the San Blas area of Cusco. Amazing artwork and architecture.

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Thank Mindy M
Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

It was our first church in Cuzco...and turned out to be perhaps one-tenth as impressive as the massive and impressive Cathedral we discovered later. This church is noteworthy for the gold-leaf altar. And the 'perspective' was from the belltower. I usually don't go up those sorts of things...but the walk up was short and the payoff -- a gorgeous unobstructed... More 

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Thank Mark16
Dundas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were fortunate to have an English speaking guide through this beautiful building. The history and the architecture were certainly well worth the time to visit. A very informative experience.

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Thank Bernd S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

If you are visiting Cusco, you hopefully find all of this religious and Inca/Spanish history interesting. San Blas is know as the artsy center and the church is rather small compared to others in the city. For being so small they have a huge alter and gorgeous pulpit. You can walk up to the bell tower and get some nice... More 

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Thank Alison R
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went with a guide who explained the history and the links to the incas who were here first. If you go either take a guide or a good guide book to explain it.

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Thank Freeman5802
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Catholic church with a beautiful structure, good to know more about the process of colonization of Peru (near the viewpoint of San Blas)

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The most beautiful church I have ever seen. The church is made out of gold and a must to visit for any tourist going to Cusco.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I know, it's another church. But each have their own unique flare. And most are free so it's a nice stop while walking through the plaza. This church has a lot of gold guild

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