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All reviews bell tower audio tour carved pulpit gold leaf gold alter che guevara golden altar beautiful altar colonial period admission fee great view of the city lots of history take photos cusco city skull paintings masterpiece
We were on a walking tour of San Blas, and this old parish church was very lovely. The inside was small but had a lot of interesting artifacts to look at. Note you were not allowed to take pictures.But the architecture was just beautiful.
San Blas Church was built in 1560 during the colonial period. It houses a masterpiece of carpentry and wood carving that is the Baroque pulpit and is the oldest parish church in Cusco. Its has a gold-leaf principal altar which is stunning.
They're doubtless worried that tourists snapping photos will ruin the ambience. To the contrary: this chapel is largely deserted and many of it's features are not particularly memorable without photographs. Maybe that's okay, though.
We were a bit disappointed. There are no information about the things inside the church. The audioguide is not available anymore and there aren't any other explanations. And for the 10 Soles, there is not a lot to see compared to other places in Cusco,...More
this church is an older church bearing the scars of times past, the memories written in the steps form the millions of footsteps leading inside. A quaint church in a wonderful part of town. Many hang outside in the evenings and people watch, I found...More
We had a lovely guided tour of the Church and learned a lot of history. Our guide, Abdon, was very knowledgeable. I suggest to always have a guide so that you learn about the history, architecture, and paintings.