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San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas: Tours & Tickets

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It is believed there was already a small chapel built on an Inca temple, which was used as an Indian Reduction at the end of the XVI century, building of the temple as we know it began in 1610, through the initiative of the parish priest Juan Perez...more
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Hours Today: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Tacna No 302, Andahuaylillas 08210, Peru
+51 84 307211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding church from the XVII century, full of colour and wall paintings and large andean baroque paintings with nice wood carvings covered with gold leaf

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marcelo D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The decor of this small town church is fantastic, with gold, silver and a magnificent panted ceiling. It is on the square in this town and worth a stop on a tour of the Southern Sacred Valley. This area is not as popular as the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sue S
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

One would never expect a church of this splendour and magnitude in this sleepy place. Fab, awesome, incredible, I am lost for words. The surroundings are worth visiting too. The men in the plaza mayor were hilarious.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed October 5, 2019

This magnificent church has been nicknamed the “Sistine Chapel of the Andes” for its magnificent mural paintings, impressive artistry and beauty. Built by Jesuits in the 16th century over the ceremonial space of an Inca temple and a chapel, it was decorated by Luis de...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AMsays
Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

From the outside this church looks like it’s very old and run down. Once you go inside it’s unbelievable. The detail of the work and the goldleaf was incredible. Wish we could’ve took pictures but they said we couldn’t. Great place to use the bathrooms....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Visiting this church was another highlight on our trip. It is do beautiful Baroque style and the paintings are magnificent, the organ also is a beauty!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Esther B
Reviewed September 3, 2019

What a gem! Beautiful church decorated with numerous paintings with gold-covered altar being a most impressive part of the decor. Best example of Andean Baroc!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019

We stopped off here on our journey to Cusco from Puno. This beautiful church is modest externally but step inside and it is a architectural delight of gold, gold and more gold, It is consider a major attraction for visitors due to the quality of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank deborahk3
Reviewed August 14, 2019

San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas is an architectural gem in a small town on the road to Cusco. We stopped here on our Inka Bus tour from Puno to Cusco. Surprising to find such a stunning church in a relatively out of the way spot,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed August 13, 2019

Size: This is a very large church/chapel...it is NOT a monstrous cathedral (like several in Cusco) Condition: The building is in very good condition, as are the ornate displays inside. Entrance Fee: We had to pay a fee to enter but our guide paid it...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Hello, you can access to our website: Ruta del Barroco Andino
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I visited the area as part of my trip to Peru with Discover Corps. You can go to their website to see all the trips they offer. It was wonderful.
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Hola, disculpa la demora de la respuesta. El costo de ingreso es de 15 soles extranjeros, 10 soles nacionales y estudiantes. El boleto te permite el ingreso a 3 iglesias en total: Andahuaylillas, Huaro y Canincunca. Para más... More
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