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“The monastery was probably the best thing to do in Arequipa as far as museums/historic sites go.”
“It serves as a monastery and has been rebuilt multiple times largely due to seismic activities in the region, but truly it is a gorgeous museum with heaps of Fun colours, gardens, and artwork which makes this a re...”
“There are a collection of a number of small and interesting museums covering subjects such as Amazonian wildlife, pre-Columbian art and religious art, all relating to the work of the Franciscan order.”
“Quiet and filled with incredible 18th century paintings, artifacts and an outstanding Amazon museum with huge collection of all creatures Amazon from butterflies to birds to perahna all taxidermy displayed, textil...”
“Initially wanted to just see the church, but for a couple soles (5?), you can see the cathedral's museum that had some AMAZING and beautiful artifacts used by the church, and are made of gold, silver and precious...”
“The museum inside the cathedral invites visitors to take a look at the influence the Catholic religion had (and still has) on the city of Arequipa.”