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. Using our online itinerary creator, Arequipa attractions like Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Church with fantastic works of painting as well as appreciate the detailed work of the altars and a place for prayer. A must see.
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  • The Cúpula Policromada (multi-colored cupola) is the most beautiful place I've seen in Arequipa. Entrance to the church is free, but you must pay 10 soles to see the cupola. It is well worth it, The c...  more »
  • The Church liked most in town, interesting on the inside and beautiful on the outside, when I visited (not sure if due to time) the entry was free which is rarity among the churches of the city.
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  • This site is well worth a visit. It is a beautiful church with an outstanding facade. The stone carvings are exceptional. A great place to relax.
  • There's a pleasure place :)
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  • Very serine inside.
  • It is white!! As the city!!! Great use of sillar on architecture!!!
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