Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion, Cusco

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Standing proudly over Cusco's main square since 1654, Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion remains one of the city's most prominent religious and historical landmarks. The site dates back to before the 17th century, as the cathedral stands above the ruins of an Inca temple, some of whose stones were used in the current building's construction. Nowadays the cathedral houses a large collection of colonial art and welcomes countless worshippers every day. Stop by to feel the history and admire the architecture, both inside and out. Plan to visit Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cusco attractions using our Cusco itinerary maker.
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  • visit the Church, beautiful building, but when you go forth into it n see right away the altar, has a part in it, like an annex built, where q seems to keep things, n I know well, so you gotta spend next p get out front and see the altar and where banks p attend mass. I thought it was kind of weird, is a square inside gives Church. I entered it when if I prayed a mass, or is 10 soles p in.
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  • Found in the main Plaza, this is a must see if one is visiting Cuzco. This is a beautiful cathedral and one of great pride for locals.  more »
  • Everything in your details and then some. Something you got to admire. Through time and history. Imagine how was our past ...
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