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Very nice place

The museum is in need of some upkeep and the art needs restoration. But it is a very interesting... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Victor O
via mobile
Great Tour, but worried about the works of art

This is a big historical place for Peru as this was the resting place for Atahualpa after he was... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2016
Eli G
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The museum is in need of some upkeep and the art needs restoration. But it is a very interesting place to get a flavour of the history of Cajamarca, particularly church history. The collection of telephones may be relevant in 100 years! The catacombs were...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

What a collection of oddities. The religious art is naive and badly in need of restoration. The four typewriters ... why are they there ... the vestiments, well if you like that sort of thing but the highlight is the small Jesus doll hidden in...More

Thank Uncle_Martin
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Entry to the Convent and Catacombs is behind the church and costs s/5 and they open at 4pm in the afternoon. You can hire a guide, this is voluntary at an extra cost. The catacombs are a little disappointing. They've dug out the interned leaving...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

This is a big historical place for Peru as this was the resting place for Atahualpa after he was killed by Pizarro. The tour shows you his actual resting place and a few catatumbs as well as very important pieces of art. The unfortunate part...More

Thank Eli G
Reviewed 15 October 2015

When you get there make sure to book a tour with the Catacombs. Oh my goodness, it was so cool! We went there on Halloween and it could not of been more perfect. There were millions of bones, and skulls all organized in the Catacombs....More

Thank Jenn C
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Very nice place, the architecture is so perfect and detailed. It's nice to see that people keep this church clean and well maintained

Thank carla e
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Large and impressive architecture. Definitely worth taking a trip inside to observe the artwork. There is a small plaza between it and the Plaza de Armas that is nice to sit in as well.

Thank PacZeterson
Reviewed 26 January 2014

I believe that the style here is Baroque. The church has two chapels. I also went into the museum in back for a tour. That was in Spanish, so I only understood part of it, but I enjoyed it.

Thank KR94087
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