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Basilica Catedral de Ayacucho, Ayacucho

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Church Landmark
Declared a national place of cultural heritage, Basilica Catedral de Ayacucho represents an important cathedral built as far back as the 17th century. Pay special attention to the interior's intricately hand-carved statues and altar. You can also see the tomb of Francisco Pizarro, the cathedral's founder, once inside. Take a guided tour for a trip especially informative on details regarding the history of the church, its foundations, and the saints most important to the cathedral and the locals. Put Basilica Catedral de Ayacucho and other Ayacucho attractions into our Ayacucho trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Ayacucho is a city of I think 34 churches. The Basilica is the cathedral on the main plaza. The Basilica is stunning, with many side altars to be seen.  more »
  • Wow!!! I've been to no less than 100 churches around the world and this is one of the tops. Unreal!!!  more »
  • This is a really nice cathedral in Ayacucho, I am giving it 5/5 because it was free to get in, unlike every church in Cusco. The inside is spectacular beautifully decorated all the way to the altar. I...  more »
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  • Very nice and preserved altar. Poor care administrative tidy. Never is he could enter the catacombs by absence of them, first for lunch and secondly because they were of their workplace without replacement
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  • Infrastructure prominent, large and cosy. Ideal for reflection for the Catholics.
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  • The view is beautiful... was built in the 17TH century
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  • Cathedral of Ayacucho, Huamanga Peru. / Sierra of Peru. It may 2, Ayacucho, Peru if they go to 6:00 pm and look to the priest likely to explain its history. View from the Hotel Via Via.
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