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You must see the Basilica

Ayacucho is a city of I think 34 churches. The Basilica is the cathedral on the main plaza. The... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
ScDGal2001
,
Alexandria, Virginia
Gorgeous. Been to churches around the world...

Wow!!! I've been to no less than 100 churches around the world and this is one of the tops... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Matt J
,
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
via mobile
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 May 2017
“You must see the Basilica”
13 Apr 2017
“Gorgeous. Been to churches around the world...”
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Plaza Mayor no 100, Ayacucho, Peru
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Ayacucho is a city of I think 34 churches. The Basilica is the cathedral on the main plaza. The Basilica is stunning, with many side altars to be seen.

Thank ScDGal2001
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Wow!!! I've been to no less than 100 churches around the world and this is one of the tops. Unreal!!!

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a really nice cathedral in Ayacucho, I am giving it 5/5 because it was free to get in, unlike every church in Cusco. The inside is spectacular beautifully decorated all the way to the altar. It is really worth taking a close look...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We stopped by the Basilica the first night in town...beautiful all lit up inside and out. The next day we realized they are now offering tours of the Basilica. The tour started around 5. The guide was excellent...it is conducted only in Spanish but she...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

While in Peru, I visited The Catedral of Lima , founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro. The Catedral housed beautiful hand carved altars and choir stalls. The tomb of Francisco Pizarro is also housed with the Catedral. I received alot of information and history of...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 25 June 2015

The best time to see the catedral is at night. It is much prettier at night than during the day when it is simply average. The iPeru office has a handout that says the visiting hours are 10am-12pm and 4-6pm Monday - Saturday. I went...More

Thank MARiner22
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Well located, it leaves you speechless. A must to visit and admire the art in architecture and paintings. Very spiritual.

Thank Myriam1964
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