An important religious site and a landmark of the city center, Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus dates back to the 16th century and displays an attractive Andean Baroque architectural style, with a decorated facade and two main towers. Inside, pay special attention to the painting called "El Matrimonio de Martin Garcia de Loyola con Beatriz Clara Coya," depicting the marriage of a colonial nobleman to the great-niece of Incan ruler Tupac Amaru. To visit Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus and other attractions in Cusco, use our Cusco day trip planning site.
Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus Reviews
This Catholic church has an special history within the early Spanish conquest settlers. It stands opposite the official Cathedral but had its own members. The 10 sol ticket is good for 3 other... more »
More than just another church! Very easy to become blasé and say I have seen too many churches and wander by. In Cusco understand the churches are built over Incan temples, using the foundation as... more »
Cool spot to check out and stop by if you're in the main plaza. The central location and beautiful architecture but low visitor traffic makes it a good choice if you don't want to be crowded.
Impressive colonial church.
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