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Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, Arequipa
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Admire the Baroque artistry of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, a historic place of worship in Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire. Construction began in 1576, though the building was severely damaged during an earthquake in the mid-17th century. Rebuilt two decades later, the church displays an attractive architectural style, while the interior boasts an impressive main altar covered in gold leaf, an atmospheric underground chapel, and a collection of original artworks dating back to the colonial era. Our Arequipa vacation planner makes visiting Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus and other Arequipa attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It is a place full of history. Membership is free. Inside is the Chapel and a museum that does have collection.
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  • the best point to access for enjoying sightseeing walking around mainsquare, the background of the volcanoes on the second level at cathedral direction is wonderful 
  • It is the church more beautiful after the Cathedral in the city of Arequipa. The entry is free and is very close to the square of weapons.
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