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Iglesia Colonial de Chinchero: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made this visit before going to Machu Picchu and I really enjoyed seeing the ornaments and decoration that it has inside the very beautiful churches.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MarcosVra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful adobe church sits surrounded by terraces. Apparently the soil here is very fertile and they produce lots of potatoes.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

I did not know that it will be so easy to see villagers from trib is so easy in here. You can see ruin, daily life, and markets even learning how to wave here. Villagers are everywhere in the market who are trying to sell...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank travelling-model
Reviewed August 8, 2019

For such a small town this is a very well preserved and decorated church. That said by the time we got here we had seen so many that we were weary of churches and because there is less gold it failed to energise us. Compared...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ali921
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Visiting this high ruin/church was quite an eye opener. The church build right on top of the Inca Temple made me think. I admire the people in their acceptance of this invasion and wondered what made the men of old do such a thing. We...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HermanK449
Reviewed June 30, 2019

There is a haunting charm about this ancient colonial church constructed on an Inca foundation like so many Peruvian churches. It feels old, although others have felt it was in need of updating, I found it perfect just the way it is. Located on a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed June 19, 2019

Arrived late after a day trip trough the sacred valley, - and the church was closed! No explanation why. In front of the church, a huge plaza with the sunday market. A lot of ladies with there own handicraft/needlework laid on a blanket - only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

I have little interest in churches and their contents so such visits do not rate highly in my reviews. This did have some interesting features which our guide enthused about. There was also a small market area in the grounds for locals to sell their...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed May 6, 2019

A lovely church with colorful murals, locals selling woolen wear, Inca terraces and great sights can all be found in this one place. Worth visiting. The climb is easy and on a cool day you will enjoy it.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SagarVS
Reviewed February 3, 2019

We had a good trip to Peru and I especially enjoyed the sites. You cannot take pictures inside the church which is too bad as it was very interesting. The one statute of St. James riding over a Moor and then an Indian was rather...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 31, 2018|
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Response from Anna S | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can, but the weekends might be busier with tour groups, especially at midday.
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Anna S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, check with locals/guides.