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It was a great to experience such a quiet oasis in a huge and loud city as Arequipa is... not as touristic as Santa Catalina what makes it a quite relaxing experience. It's definitely worth visiting it, especially because of the library with over 20,000...More
This monastery, located off the most central part of Arequipa, west of the Chili River, doesn't compete for fame with the Santa Catalina one; but it still deserves a detour to be visited.
The most practical way to get to the monastery from the center...More
I'm glad we took the short walk across the river to visit this place. There are a collection of a number of small and interesting museums covering subjects such as Amazonian wildlife, pre-Columbian art and religious art, all relating to the work of the Franciscan...More
The monastery is across the river to the west of the main city centre, but is an easy stroll across the bridge to reach. It's only PS10 to visit, but there is no guided tour. There are several cloistered courtyards, all housing different exhibits, some...More
This muses is u like most church museums. There are a couple of rooms dedicated to the church, but the rest are dedicated to pre-Colombian ceramics, the amazon and the animals and birds who lived there. There is an excellent library and view point up...More