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Church of San Agustin

San Agustin & Bolivar Streets, Arequipa, Peru
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Can't miss it

The Church of St. Agustin is absolutely massive. You can't miss it as it sits dead center in the... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
CCG1982
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New Jersey
Built in 1575 A real must see

Next to the San Augustine cloistered convent. The architecture is stunning with neo-classical... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
3 Jul 2017
“Can't miss it”
9 May 2017
“Built in 1575 A real must see”
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San Agustin & Bolivar Streets, Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

The Church of St. Agustin is absolutely massive. You can't miss it as it sits dead center in the Plaza de Armas. Its a stunning church absolutely worth a visit. You do have to pay to get inside however. To us it was worth it.

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Next to the San Augustine cloistered convent. The architecture is stunning with neo-classical altars of gold. Mass is said every day so visits before and after. Or go to mass as we did

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This place is HUGE. We took the tour which takes you to the roof for a wonderful view. Family friendly but please respect

Thank MondoPeru
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It's a place of worship. So, why charge admission fees. Knowing the stupidity of the Catholics, we just waited till Sunday and went in for free.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 6 November 2016

the church is surrounded by very interesting pictures, it's a very calm place where colonial architecture is very expressive notes

Thank David T
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Beautiful square in Arequipa - such a beautiful little city with very friendly people. There are incredible views of the whole cit form the fantastic roof top reassuring of he hotel Katari right on this square

Thank WindsurferNewZealand
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This was the first church I got to visit in Arequipa as our van dropped us right outside it. I asked my guide for a couple of minutes to take some photos. It has a lovely facade and a quaint interior. Recommended.

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This was a lovely Cathedral -- so many churches in Peru are not accessible to the public, or not open during services, and most certainly most do not allow photographs. So we were pleased that this Cathedral proved to be the exception in all regards,...More

Thank PassportEnvyTA
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The architecture of this church is interesting, although you cannot omit saying that what tourists see today is a re-built church and NOT the original one which was destroyed 150 years ago by a terrible quake. The original church was half a millennium old, but...More

2  Thank realworldtraveller
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We were on our feet from 6 am and this was our last spot for the day. At 5 pm, we heard the choir practice and was soothing. The church itself has so much history but its the location in the middle of the Plaza...More

Thank haffyfeet
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