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Convento Santo Domingo

Av. El Sol, Cusco, Peru
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Visit in a rush

We had an evening tour already booked in Cuzco. However the plane arrived quite late and the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Martha N
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Nagasaki, Japan
interesting church with ruins

The church is very large and was built over some ruins. Some of the ruins have been incorporated... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Kerryn72
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Melbourne, Australia
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Av. El Sol, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had an evening tour already booked in Cuzco. However the plane arrived quite late and the Convent had just closed. They were kind enough to give us a guided tour of the Museum and the Church that we really appreciated. Thank you, thank you,...More

Thank Martha N
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

The church is very large and was built over some ruins. Some of the ruins have been incorporated into the church structure so it's interesting to see. The artwork is very gold and I felt gawdy. Signage in English. Worth visiting for the uniqueness. Right...More

Thank Kerryn72
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

beautiful grounds & internal courtyard. Art gallery within the grounds. Guides are available outside for hire if you want more from your visit

Thank yeemai
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The cost to enter came to about five US dollars per person. Probably among the highest entry fee we paid during our travels. If you are interested in beautiful art work then this is the place for you. Many stunning pieces from the 1600s to...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

we viisited this place and is a wonderful place with a phenomenal view, do not forget to visit these places are really amazing

Thank Nichely
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The Church and Convent of San Domingo was built on the foundations of the Koricancha, the largest temple of the Inca Empire to worship the sun when the Spaniards conquered the Inca. The Koricancha was said to have been built with plenty of gold sheets...More

Thank Ricky Y
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

the temple itself was amazing, with paintings, dressings, furniture of the time of the Spanish Conquest. To me, was amazing to see the cuzqueño paintings, and of course, what was left of the destruction of the walls by the Spanish. On top of inca walls,...More

Thank Cuatrodivas
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Built on top of the Qoricancha , an important Inca temple. The foundation and some of the walls are the original structure.

Thank PepePitMD
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

experience history of Cusco the presence of Inca life and architecture still exist within walking distance of Plaza de Armas visit the gardens and relax safe and clean

Thank edmendoza69
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Here you can see how the spanish did an historical crime building the church above a beautiful Inka construction. You can see here how the Inkas buided their houses in order to avoid collapse due to earthquackes.

Thank bahiabrazil
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meganberg19
22 September 2016|
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Response from FranB68 | Reviewed this property |
If I recall correctly it was about 15 Soles ?
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