We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Casa del Moral

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Calle Moral 318, Arequipa, Peru
Phone Number:
+51 54 210084

This meticulously restored 18th century mansion is filled with period...

This meticulously restored 18th century mansion is filled with period furniture, paintings and sculptures. Its name is derived from the moral (mulberry) trees that grow in its courtyard.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Private Tour: Colonial Arequipa Including Recoleta Convent and Casa del Moral
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 139 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
  • 22
    Very good
  • 12
  • 2
  • 1
Beautiful Mansion, but...

This is a beautiful and well preserved mansion, with unique pieces of furniture, work of art and even very important documents. Quite unique for those who admire it. On the other... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Leiria, Portugal
Add Photo Write a Review

139 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 47: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
256 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This house is worth stopping by - there's a little information about the house and its occupants and some nice art and a room full of old maps of South America, as well as a display of old banknotes. It won't take you long but at S/. 5 it won't cost you much either!

1 Thank Joanne H
Leiria, Portugal
Level Contributor
69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a beautiful and well preserved mansion, with unique pieces of furniture, work of art and even very important documents. Quite unique for those who admire it. On the other hand, for those who're trying to visit cultural places in Arequipa without, that level of Knowledge, it would might be disappointing because, it's rather small, and if you're not... More 

1 Thank RuiPedroSimoes
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
157 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Dont visit this house, you will loose your time! You get only 3 or 4 rooms with little history in them.

1 Thank ValvaMG
Level Contributor
1,592 reviews
1,214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 560 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

My friend and I made a brief stop at this lovely house in our way to the airport. The house was redone after the last earthquake and is filled with colonial furniture and art it was a lovely place without any large groups. So ideal in my opinion.

1 Thank jehenson81
Level Contributor
111 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is just a nice little house museum with lots of religious art. It's only 5 soles, conveniently located, and allows photos, so it's certainly worth at least a brief stop. The house is beautiful. I wish there were a bit more explanation of some of the art in particular. The money collection at the end was fantastic and had... More 

1 Thank Lizara K
Falmouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

It's a lovely building with some nice furniture and it is quite interesting, but if you only have a limited time in Arequipa, which most people seem to, you won't be missing too much if you give this a miss. I can't remember what the entrance fee was but think it was around S/15 which is pretty reasonable, but I... More 

Thank Eleanor T
Manhattan, KS
Level Contributor
380 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

You will be one of the very few tourists in this facility and most likely you will have the whole place to yourself. The building is very comfortable in its layout. There is a lot to see, lovely furniture, and interesting artwork, mostly religious in nature and in varied quality, but also some maps and objects of daily use. This... More 

1 Thank Witoldzio
Santiago, Chile
Level Contributor
173 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This place might be a bit polarising for people - I can imagine really liking it for the architecture and furniture (like I did) and maybe the art (which I didn't), or you might find it boring and uninteresting. I love the design of the building around the central courtyard, the thick walls and high ceilings, the timber floors etc.... More 

Thank ryanar70
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We sneaked in to Casa Moral right before closing to check out the great furniture and architecture. We enjoyed being able to lead ourselves on a self-guided tour to learn more about Arequipa's history and see the historical artifacts. Great to see inside this colonial home, and to check out the Peruvian currency exhibition.

Thank azcbw
North Carolina
Level Contributor
97 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

not a must see in arequipa, yet an interesting add-on to other museum visits. entry fee is nominal. an easy walk from the plaza

Thank Terry C

Travellers who viewed Casa del Moral also viewed

Arequipa, Arequipa Region
Arequipa, Arequipa Region
Arequipa, Arequipa Region
Arequipa, Arequipa Region

Been to Casa del Moral? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Casa del Moral staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?