Duration: 4 hours
Departures: Daily, all year
A midday outing, allowing you to know the Colonial Cusco.
Since all visits are located in the historical center of Cusco, the tour is usually walking, weather permitting.
Cusco Cathedral Basilica
The construction of this monument cathedral took 132 years, receiving its final consecration in 1669. Today, now the icon of the city, this magnificent temple built on an area of over 4000 m2, preserved its 11 chapels, 1 sacristy, one chapter house, 7 altarpieces, one choir under completely carved wood cedar Cusco, has more than 300 paintings and sculptures and different sizes.
This construction becomes an amalgam and new symbiosis of Cusco and Peruvian colonial architecture, blending two styles and two cultures, an abode of an Inca ruler marquesal a palace.
Here is located the famous stone of twelve angles.
Church of the Company of Jesus
The Society of Jesus, the universal church founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola, developed an intense pastoral activity in Cusco.
One expression of this is the majestic temple of the Order, in full parade of the Imperial City, next to the Cathedral.
Church of San Blas
The original chapel of San Blas raised in one of the first parishes of Cusco, chapel then was gradually transforming into a larger building, which after the earthquake of March 31 of the year 1650 became an important temple began to be decorated with sumptuous artwork.
Rules of admission to the Temples
To ensure respect for our temples and the convenience of our visitors, we ask that you take into account the following rules:
- Respect the silence
- Enter correctly dress
- Do not interrupt religious services
- Respect the cleansing of the temple
- To refrain from taking pictures and videos
- Do not touch or damage the art