Santo Domingo Church / Qorikancha

location:

It’s located Santo Domingo square


description:

The Convent of Santo Domingo in Cuzco was founded on the foundation of the famous "Inti court" by the year 1534. The current church and convent of Santo Domingo are built on the Temple of the Sun and the Qorikancha respectively. The Catholic temple has been erected on the same temple as the Inca, to demonstrate the destruction and suppression of the ancient cult, there comes to be the apse of the Temple Dominican.

qoricancha


attractives:

The present church has three naves and a building platform in the form of Greek cross, the front has features like silver and the tower of the church property is prone to Churrigueresco Baroque.

Both the church and the Dominican convent were built on the structure of Koricancha (site of gold), the main Inca temple (dedicated to the worship of the sun) and whose walls, according to the chroniclers, were plated with sheets of gold.


schedule:

Monday to Saturday 8:30 am-5:30 pm - 2:00 pm Sundays and holidays 5:00 pm
Cost: single price between domestic and foreign
Adult: S /. 10.00
Students: S /. 3.00 (on presentation of card)






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