Standing proudly over Cusco's main square since 1654, Cusco Cathedral remains one of the city's most prominent religious and historical landmarks. The site dates back to before the 17th century, as the cathedral stands above the ruins of an Inca temple, some of whose stones were used in the current building's construction. Nowadays the cathedral houses a large collection of colonial art and welcomes countless worshippers every day. Stop by to feel the history and admire the architecture, both inside and out. Before you head to Cusco, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cusco tour builder site , to make sure you see all that Cusco has to offer, including Cusco Cathedral.
Cusco Cathedral Reviews
Es una visita casi obligada si estas en cuzco, dado que se encuentra en el centro de la ciudad junto al parque central. Esta bastante bien conservada. more »It is an almost must if you are in cuckoo, since it is located in the center of the city next to the central park. It's pretty well preserved.
This cathedral has three distinct sanctuaries that are a sight to see. Skip the crypt. First time I've seen a skirt on Jesus which they said is a nod to the Incas. Sad to hear the Inca history buried ... more »
Fascinating history, architecture and art inside. We especially enjoyed the painting of the last supper with chinchilla and Peruvian fruits. The statues that are used in the Corpus Christi festival are also very interesting, as was the black Christ who protects the town from earthquakes. Essential visit for anyone interested in the history if Cusco and Peru. Leila and I came here after lunch at Greens and enjoyed the shelter from the intense sun.
25 soles per person and it's a small church with not much to see. The only good thing is that you can enter for free if go very early to the Mass
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