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Compañia de Jesus Church

La compañia de Jesus


map of la Compania de jesus church

Located main Square of Cusco City


The first foundation of the church took place on July 17, 1571, by the Viceroy Francisco de Toledo, a provincial initiative of Father Jeronimo Ruiz de Portillo. In this work involved the same church builders, including Father Juan Ruiz Architect.

The year 1619, the Jesuit Congregation begins construction of the College of San Bernardo, achieving complete the building, whose main feature was a gable roof with cedar trusses, brought from Amaybamba.

In 1651, it starts at the Chapel of Our Lady of Loreto (also called Indian), concluding this work in three years. In 1654 starts the construction work of the Compañia de Jesus church, concluding in 17 years, involving many architects and builders.

cusco church of the Society of Jesus cusco


The Church Compañia de Jesus in its interior has a nave which stands at the imposing altar carved in cedar and hybrid style completely gilded with gold leaves, measures 21 meters high by 12 wide. In the central portion of the altar is the image of the Virgin bulk of the Immaculate Conception, the higher a canvas depicting the Transfiguration of Jesus.The main hall also boasts a transept communicates with the two side chapels, six altars with various styles and a fully gilded pulpit, to the sides of the altar are 4 other altars of cedar, three of them gold and quite ostentatious.

It is worth mentioning the paintings depicting the life of the founder of the Order, St. Ignacio de Loyola, painted by Marcos Zapata and his assistant Cipriano Gutierrez.


Schedule: Monday to Saturday: 08:00 to 11:00 hrs and 13:00 to 17:00 hrs
Sunday’s 09:00 to 10:30 hrs and 13:00 to 17:00 hrs
Cost: Admission Ticket with religious circuit, or just to this monument with the following amounts:
Partial Adult: S / 10.00
Student Part: S / 5.00

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