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Only Church

This is the only church in Aguas Calientes. Also you have to stop in AC if you are going to Machu... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2018
jd3sai
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Houston, Texas
Quaint small church with charm

I really enjoyed coming here. The cross was not centered like many churches and Jesus wasn’t... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
kristinak27
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Manchester, Michigan
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26 Dec 2018
“Only Church”
9 Oct 2018
“Quaint small church with charm ”
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Plaza Manco Ccapac S/N, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Peru
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

Machu Picchu’s Catholic Church (and the only church we saw) is located on the main square, Plaza Manco Capac. It is small and simple, with a colorful altar and decorated with icons. Virgen del Carmen is one of the invocations of the Blessed Mother Mary...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 27 December 2018

This is the only church in Aguas Calientes. Also you have to stop in AC if you are going to Machu Picchu. This is the main square. The church looked nice, we got a view when we were waiting for our group. The line for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jd3sai
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Aguas Calientes is the town you have to stop off at to get to Machu Picchu. There isn't much to offer in town other than gift shops, restaurants and hotels. Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen is a small church in the middle of town. The black...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed coming here. The cross was not centered like many churches and Jesus wasn’t white. I appreciated seeing Christianity through another cultures eyes. Very simple but filled with flowers. Pops of colors everywhere. Only caution- you may find people in there praying so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Again simple but nice, not overly rich like Italian churches. Tasteful discrete, beautiful they way it should be

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve P
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Nice little church in town to pop into for a peek. Big or small - old architecture is always nice to see even if simple.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank llhtexas
Reviewed 13 September 2018

in the middle of the city you can't miss it. People of the village gather around the place to have lunch. A bit of animation, just near the market.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank liliejulie
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We were welcomed and entertained by the festive celebration of the Virgin del Carmen upon arrival in town! She is the patron saint of the precious little church right on the town square of Aguas Calientas., and her saint day just happens to be on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 23 August 2018

You're not going to get a cathedral here in Machu Picchu, so this is a fitting house of worship for way out here. pop your head in and take a look like we did.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 5 August 2018

It is quite amazing that somewhere so close to the chaotic centre of a chaotic village could be so peaceful. A good place to catch your thoughts irrespective of your faith

Date of experience: August 2018
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