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Cathedral of Arequipa Museum, Arequipa
(4.4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Discover a collection of artworks and artifacts at Cathedral of Arequipa Museum, a cultural institution situated inside an impressive place of worship. Destroyed by earthquakes and reconstructed repeatedly over a period of more than 400 years, the cathedral's museum finally opened in 2011. Take a tour of the building to see its large church organ and many religious partings and sculptures, and be sure to head up to the top floor to gain sweeping views of the surrounding city. To visit Cathedral of Arequipa Museum on your trip to Arequipa, use our Arequipa itinerary planner.
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  • It is a church like so many in Peru, what makes it fun is that you also the roof and under the clock can stand. And of course you have a nice view.
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  • Overall, this is not expensive, needs a leadership not especially long, but you get a great view of the city. On the roof you can with huge by the way, funny photos bells make :-)
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  • Beautiful on the outside facade, simple old church inside. Composes the Plaza de Armas. Despite not having seen the site has a picture of the devil that can be visited.
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  • what a place! a beautiful monument! and Arequipa city was one of our nicest suprises there, for it's nice atmosphere, location, views, architectural monuments. A must see!
  • Beautiful cathedral and amazing tour. Definitely worth the S10 entry.
  • Really pretty cathedral - especially the exterior.
  • It is a great example of colonial architecture. Very baroque
  • Nice