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Breathtaking site and church

Unbelievably magnificent church with inner frescoes and mosaics well preserved. Great view of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maksim M
Original Incan art spectacle

This humble building houses extraordinary works of native artists who merged the pagan styles with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anna S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievably magnificent church with inner frescoes and mosaics well preserved. Great view of the valley near the church. P.S. photo taking prohibited inside :(

Thank Maksim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This humble building houses extraordinary works of native artists who merged the pagan styles with the Spanish religious iconography. The colorful images cover the ceiling and preserve the historical convergence of cultures and faiths. Small as it is, it leaves a huge impression.

Thank Anna S
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

A bell tower separate from the cathedral the way it is done in Mudejar Spain. Huge array of Inca terraces. The archeologists keep finding more Inca temples. The cathedral and bell tower were slapped on top of Inca sacred buildings. Mudejar art right next to...More

Thank ValleyFor
Reviewed May 24, 2018

This church is located in the small town of Chinchero. There is a small plaza infront of the church where local women sell their wares. The church actually looks like any south american church but when you enter the church you will see a lot...More

Thank betty l
Reviewed May 24, 2018

This is a beautiful place you can visit on one of the partial tourist tickets for the archaeological sites around Cusco. It was a clear day with views of the mountains and the place was very well kept. The church is very beautiful inside, and...More

Thank Suzie B
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

These colonial churches are all different, this one has a separate bell tower. The art work and gold & silver inside is spectacular. I don’t understand why they don’t allow pay-to-photograph in Peru especially if you don’t use a flash because it’s so interesting. We...More

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed May 17, 2018

If possible visit it on Sunday mornings. You'll see locals with typical clothing, inka music and traditional instruments gathering and aligning in rows before entering the church to assist the religious service hold in quechua. An exciting fusion of different cultures and civilizations. The church...More

Thank 15matjan
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We didn’t expect much about this place but this turned out to be such a surprise! There are a beautiful open area outside the church which is wonderful to explore. There is a plaza right in front out the church which is like an open...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Having lived in Roma and traveled the world extensively we have seen a lot of churches. This one is different. Defiantly a product of many worlds. instead of the classic mosaics the walls and roof are covered in local painting styles. There are some western...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Chinchero is a small Andean Indian village located high up on the plains of Anta at 3765m (higher than Cusco so be aware of altitude sickness)which is about 30km away There are fantastic views overlooking the Sacred Valley , with the Cordillera Vilcabamba and the...More

Thank Eddie P
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