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Cathedral of Arequipa Museum

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In the heart of Arequipa in the Museum of the Cathedral, valuable pieces of art and culture, which reflect the beauty of its Catholic faith, shine for Peru and the world. Monday to Saturday of 10 – 17 hours, all year.En el Corazón de Arequipa en el...more
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Plaza de Armas de Arequipa | El ingreso es por el portal lateral de la calle Santa Catalina., Arequipa Areq 01, Peru
+51 54 213149
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is massive and very beautiful. The sunsets over the cathedral and it is great to grab a cheap icecream and sit back and watch.

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a guided tour through this magnificent church and museum. The views from the bell tower are breathtaking. Definitely recommend

Thank HoggieAustralia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check out the opening times and join a mass or come outside mass times and enjoy the outstanding craftsmanship. What a place !

Thank Andreas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Peru you will see so many churches. The tour through this Cathedral is historical and beautiful. Highly recommended for Arequipa

Thank andadewata
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The historical center of Arequipa is really incredibly beautiful, and easy to enjoy walking around. They are so many places to see and/or visit, and the Cathedral is definitely one of them.

Thank webbin
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Although we were not permitted entry due to some service being held, a walk around the outside was incredibly interesting. It's hard to believe the workmanship and detail in these structures.

Thank btc12016
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful, beautiful building. Fantastic well kept paintings. A wonderfully restored organ. A must do visit.

Thank TootsieBones
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Conveniently located in the center of Arequipa, with signs in Spanish and English (though quite a few guides speak French and German), this gorgeous French Gothic cathedral has been decorated and redecorated several times over the course of its centuries long history. As you enter,...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

As part of the plaza de armas, the cathedral is a great place to see the architecture and techniques of the Spaniards

Thank Benoît L
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Honestly, having seen a number of cathedrals around the world, this one is pretty standard. You do get some good views of Arequipa from the top and can take a photo under the bell of the bell tower. If you’re struggling for things to do,...More

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