Basilica Catedral de Ayacucho, Ayacucho

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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 into our Ayacucho holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Very nice Cathedral inside, there are no words to comment, you have to visit it, and you will be delighted
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  • The Basilica catches the eye from the outside, one finds different images and ancient buildings, carrying one around the time of evangelization. Very good stopping point. What draws attention is that this somewhat neglected, should improve this detail.
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  • To date, they are already more than 33 churches, Ayacucho is characterized by the Easter which is visited by national and foreign tourists.
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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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The colonial-era streets of Ayacucho house atmospheric and sensitively restored hotels and family-run inns. Larger hotels built in recent times provide a wider range of facilities and services, including pools, restaurants, and bars. Informal and budget-friendly guesthouses fit in neatly with the look of private homes and stores on the residential streets in town, providing particularly good options for budget-conscious visitors who want to delve into the rich culture of everyday Ayacucho.
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