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Museo Palacio Arzobispal, Cusco

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At Museo Palacio Arzobispal, see the grand residential palace of the archbishop and the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lima. Built in a colonial Baroque style designed by prominent Polish-Peruvian architect Ricardo de Jaxa Malachowski, the structure features an imposing stone facade, topped with a statue of the Archdiocese's patron saint, Turibius of Mongrovejo. Pay special attention to the ornate cedar balconies over the main doors, from which the archbishop addresses the public. Take an audio tour--available in both English and Spanish--to see the ornate interior, complete with marble staircase and French stained glass windows. Use our Cusco tourist route planner to visit Museo Palacio Arzobispal on your trip to Cusco, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We buy comprehensive ticket which meets 3 churches 1 that Museum. So I think that it is worthwhile, but pay individually I think is not good business. A beautiful cloister, is really nothing more. Rooms that surround the inner garden are pictures and photos but not many signaling and/or explanations. We do not rent audio guides and that visit seemed very monotonous.
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  • At first we had to ask for people for the 12 angled stone. If it were not for the guide that we met close to the stone, the visit would have been lost.  more »
  • This place is in Cusco, beautiful street, also you can do some shopping around but the street is all stones the way you see it, just go and have fun!  more »