Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, Arequipa

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#3 of 14 in Historic Sites in Arequipa
Admire the Baroque artistry of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, a historic place of worship in Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire. Construction began in 1576, though the building was severely damaged during an earthquake in the mid-17th century. Rebuilt two decades later, the church displays an attractive architectural style, while the interior boasts an impressive main altar covered in gold leaf, an atmospheric underground chapel, and a collection of original artworks dating back to the colonial era. Using our online itinerary creator, Arequipa attractions like Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful! It's surrounding Plaza de Armas. I've got there by the end of a mass. I could feel the energy.  more »
  • On the Plaza de Arma this brute of a building is more defensive than religious from the outside. Inside the church is lots of gold leaf - another example of the money generated by the monks. There is....  more »
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  • The facade is intricately carved and the interior is filled with baroque details. Don't miss the small side chapel with its colorful wall paintings. It's definitely worth the small entrance fee.
  • Beautiful baroque church from the XVI century.
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