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Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion

Plaza de Armas | Calle Marquez 231, Cusco, Peru
+51 993 492 979
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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.
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Plaza de Armas | Calle Marquez 231, Cusco, Peru
+51 993 492 979
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting church, worth doing as part of a guided tour so you have some of the history. The Andean last supper is a highlight.

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral of Cusco is a home to a number of unique paintings and artworks created by the Incas. A must-see landmark in Cusco.

Thank Niko I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see in Cusco. Centrally located and beautiful inside and out. We went with are family and enjoyed the tour. Grab a local guide there to tell you about it. No parking, driving in Cusco is a nightmare, I highly recommend using...More

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An imposing Cathedral on the piazza. A must see to understand early Cuzco. An admission fee, which is ok, since they have to maintain the building.

Thank happytrails555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exterior of the Cathedral does not do justice to what you are about to see inside. It is a pity that no photos are allowed inside so you must go in to see for yourself the splendid architecture and lavish use of silver and...More

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A large and imposing cathedral, what lies inside does not reflect on the outside. Lots of beautiful statues and history of the cathedral are shown. No cameras inside, entrance fee was S30 but included 5 other places to visit.

Thank lovehols4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral Basilica opens directly onto the plaza de Armas. The entrance fee is S/. 25,00 and you will be entered first in an auxiliary chapel of the Cathedral, the Iglesia del Triunfo which built first. The Cathedral was built on the foundations of the...More

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A magical place , more so at sunset after a evening stroll for some reflection and solace. It is a must see.

Thank brucebrantley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a Beautiful Basilica!!! Their is a small fee, no pictures Allowed, you can have a tour guide to show you and explain the History of this Basilica, this Basilica has so many breathtaking pictures dated back to the early 1500 hundreds! The religious...More

Thank LIZA C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Basilica during a Cusco City Tour, along with our very informative guide Percy. This place is jaw dropping in its majesty, decoration, paintings, statues, and history. It is quite deceiving on the outside, but once you get in the door it is...More

Thank Jill D
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7 August 2015|
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Response from got2bebiking | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure . the hotels will know
19 June 2015|
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Response from Mikeview | Reviewed this property |
No need to book in advance. You should be able to get in during the day unless there is a reason that the church is closed.
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23 February 2015|
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Response from islamanare | Reviewed this property |
They have mass every day. Monday thru Thursday and Saturday 6:30 am; 7:00 am; 8:00 am 8:30 am Friday 6:30 am; 7:15 am; 8:00 am; 9:00 am Sundays and Holidays (Christian) 6:00 am; 7:00 am; 8:00 am; 9:00 am You do not have to... More