Catedral de Cajamarca, Cajamarca

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History and architecture buffs love Catedral de Cajamarca, built in the Baroque style in the late 17th century. Located in the heart of town on a vibrant and picturesque plaza, the church--a national monument since 1972--features a stunning altar covered entirely in gold leaf. Use our Cajamarca trip itinerary planning site to visit Catedral de Cajamarca on your trip to Cajamarca, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • September 30, 2017
    Another of the gems that shine in the plaza de armas of Cajamarca. It is advisable to follow a guided tour so you can explain all the details of this beautiful architectural gem.
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  • September 9, 2017
    Impressive day and beautiful at night when it is illuminated. Its architecture is accurate to ls other cathedrals of the important cities of Peru.
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  • August 1, 2017
    Incredible details of the Cathedral, located in the same plaza de armas, you can admire the beauty of this construction.
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  • June 16, 2017
    Nothing special.
  • July 4, 2017
    It is a beautiful building which is in plaza de armas. You can take photos. There is more information in the same church.
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  • July 6, 2017
    I loved being in cajamarca and this church is beautiful.
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  • July 11, 2017
    Historical monument
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  • May 23, 2017
    Beautiful city of the sierra
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Places to stay in Cajamarca suit a range of budgets and tastes, with the town well-equipped to accommodate its outdoorsy visitors. A good number of the most popular options concentrate around Plaza de Armas. This pleasant town square sits at the center of Cajamarcan daily life, so staying here puts you close to the urban hustle and bustle. Look farther out of town to get the most from Cajamarca's pleasant landscape and highland climate, with remote hotels set in scenic locations offering extensive views and excursion booking services.
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