Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy (Iglesia de La Merced), Cusco
(4.4/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Built in the mid 17th century, Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy (Iglesia de La Merced) reflects Cusco’s religious history. The Catholic church was built in an ornate Baroque style typical of churches of the time. Head inside to see the intricately sculpted altar and cloisters, as well as numerous examples of colonial carvings and paintings. The impressive baroque tower and facade deserve to be captured on film, so take a camera along. Put Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy (Iglesia de La Merced) into our Cusco trip generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cusco.
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  • The Church is right next to the Cathedral but not lost in beauty. Has a nice collection of religious art and we could enter without problems. Just call me the attention the gorgeous chandeliers that at the time of the visit were hits. Like everything in Cusco there are a lot of color inside.
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  • All chapels I've visited, this is the most beautiful, is a dream to be there inside, totally recommended, is at the center of the city.
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  • Don't make the trip without a guide. There are incredible pieces in the Cathedral and only with the explanation of a guide will be able to know.
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  • Another beautiful place of worship. It felt truly peaceful
  • peaceful and nice.
  • The architecture and facade were elegant. Since Sunday worship was taking place, I could not go to the altar. However, I could feel big dignities even from the entrance of the church.
  • Beautiful church.
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  • Excellent
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