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Church and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy (Iglesia de La Merced)

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Calle Mantas s/n, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to tour while in Cusco, Peru which consists of an old convent and church with gorgeous architecture and recommended to visit. Take a guided tour!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Glen U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The nuns make divine and yummy cakes and cookies that are sold very inexpensively to support local charities

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mauratravels1111
Reviewed 31 December 2018

a tour guide is very helpful understanding the basic history and appreciating the effects of the earthquake and tremors in the city. the trapezoids to steady the building and dissipate the shock show why the Inca structures stood while the later Spanish ones took a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed 26 October 2018

I didn't visit inside due to time restraints and it was my last afternoon in Cusco but we enjoyed a group photo op in front thanks to another friendly foreign tourist. It's located only a block or so away from Plaza de Armas.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank coreysavestheday
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Great historic church to tour and see. All of the historic artifacts really help to appreciate the history of the Spanish in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank donaldk893
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It's only S10 to get inside, and there's only a poorly-translated English leaflet for guidance. There's no guide & very few notices in English, but that renders the experience a little more genuine. There seem to be few visitors, so it gets ypou off the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Great Church from the outside, did not go inside as you had to pay entrance fee. If your into Churches, yes definitely worth will to visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jean G
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This cathedral has its own uniqueness and is intergral to the history of Cusco and its occupation by the Spaniards. So definitely a must visit but as part of a guided tour to learn about its history and paintings inside.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jayi R
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Church is beautiful, but he Custody is worth the visit. It's a shame they don't allow to take pictures, but seeing it is an excellent experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Carmelita_Mx
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This place is amazing. Extremely rich history and beautiful artifacts. The main cathedral has 12 chapels within it. I would STRONGLY recommend either a guided tour or an audio tour (I usually don't go for guided tours but I would say this almost requires it)....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jim W
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