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Dominating the northeast side of the Plaza de Armas, this magnificent renaissance-style, 16th-century building is in the shape of a Latin cross and contains nearly 400 colonial paintings including the Last Supper by Marcos Zapata.
This super opulent church is a disgrace to the Christian faith. Sure it's full of gold and marble statues but Jesus wouldn't approve of charging money to go into a 'supposed' place of worship. I do not support this and it makes me sad to...More
The cathedral is huge and impressive. Inside there are wonderfully ornate altars in silver and gold. The paintings are also worth seeing. It is disappointing that you can’t take photos especially as the entrance fee is quite large. We later visited a church where a...More
This is a beautiful cathedral with loads of history. Notice the various depictions of the Virgin Mary and the materials used. Like many churches in Peru, no photos so you need to imprint the images on your mind. Take a guide or the guided tour...More
Impressive cathedral. Great combination of Catholic canon and Incan iconography.
There are descriptive plaques throughout, so a guide is optional. I would suggest engaging a guide, though, to better catch the rich history.
A very Spanish feel to this cathedral. Lots to see but no photography allowed. We visited with three children 10,14&16. Interested In the links to the Inca era having spent 4 days in the sacred valley/MP area before hand.