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. Before you head to Cusco, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cusco tour builder site , to make sure you see all that Cusco has to offer, including Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion.
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  • Interesting glimpse into the history of the Spanish conquest and the contributions of the Incas to the arts. Typical Spanish religious art is, however, injected with the interpretation in certain resp...  more »
  • Truly amazing cathedral . So much to see. Look for all the Incan symbols incorporated into the Spanish style. A very beautiful church.  more »
  • Beautiful Cathedral with many values of the past. The only thing is that they touch the campaigns so early and not everyone is Cusco there are many visitors that time just want to sleep.
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