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Convento de Santa Catalina

Calle Santa Catalina Angosta 401, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 226032
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Very interesting nunnery

The most interesting part of this Monastery is that it is built in the bare of the most important... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ricardo B
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting to see a religious building if top of pre-Spanish area

Walking around inside and outside , especially as outside gives you a great view of the history of... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Calle Santa Catalina Angosta 401, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 226032
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most interesting part of this Monastery is that it is built in the bare of the most important Inca nunnery building and inside, specially in the first floor, they have maintained the base of the Inca temple to top it up and convert it...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Walking around inside and outside , especially as outside gives you a great view of the history of the place.

Thank Patersontravel
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We took a tour here and found it fascinating. The grounds really speak of the Inka culture and spiritual belief. We thought it was very interesting, great history and art.

Thank m g
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Wonderful afternoon spent at the Monasterio Santa Catalina. Such a rich history and beautiful architecture. We hired one of the guides inside the Convent, highly recommended for the history and context. This is a must stop in Arequipa, which is itself such a wonderful city...More

Thank Manuel M
Reviewed 9 February 2017

My Family enjoyed a self-guided tour here on a rainy day. This is a beautiful structure to take photos and the experience was very educational. Great Place to visit when in Cusco.

Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I found Convento de Santa to be a very interesting tour for history and the architecture of this massive structure in Cusco. The history presented was just average in content.

Thank DKM44
Reviewed 20 December 2016

When you are in Cusco you have to make choises to see and feel the history. But do not miss this. The overwhelming massive structure and the art is worth to make a visit

Thank Macaw2109
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The walk around the convent with the guide was educational and interesting. The convent is somewhat shabby but interesting nonetheless.

Thank teamturtledmdm
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I enjoyed this self-guided tour of the convent on a Sunday afternoon. It was s/10 per person, very reasonable. We spent about 45 minutes. Very nice displays of the handiwork and life of one who lived there. There is a small gallery...More

Thank Kerry J
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Combines both inca ruins and convent in one location, interesting to see the building techniques used by the incas

Thank mandsTickhill
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