Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy (Iglesia de La Merced), Cusco

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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. Discover how to plan a Cusco trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • From the Church of the city of Cuzco. Cusco's number three. I have very valuable paintings inside. The statue is adorned with jewels before the screening to see whether the problem. Indoor photo shoot a very valuable statue. Ask to see or release persistently opening hours.
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  • In addition to the temple, you can visit the convent that has a kind of very interesting Museum, with decorative objects from the time of the Viceroyalty.
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  • The most famous church and the city's most traditional cuckoo clocks. It is located in the historical centre, in the Plaza de armas. Worth knowing. Super well kept.
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  • 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.
  • Another beautiful place of worship. It felt truly peaceful
  • peaceful and nice.
  • Beautiful architecture and can be reached easily from the Cathedral walk by any Av. The Sun
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  • The minor Basilica de la Merced is home to many important works. The convent houses the custody more beautiful of all Peru. In addition to its formidable cloister entirely carved in stone.
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