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“A great way to spend an afternoon!”

Monasterio de Santa Catalina
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US$46.50*
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Arequipa City Tour Including St Catherine Monastery
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US$223.75*
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Private Arequipa City Tour Including Juanita Mummy Museum, Monastery of Santa...
Ranked #1 of 105 things to do in Arequipa
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Owner description: Considered a masterpiece of colonial architecture, this monastery is a large complex of rooms, picturesque plazas, ornate fountains and a maze of narrow, cobblestone streets.
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We had a great time, what an amazing part of this cities history!
It is a vast area with so many interesting stories that change over the past centuries...
We took a guided tour, it is well worth it to hear the stories and have the opportunity to ask questions! Our guide lacked a few basic public speaking skills, she often did not wait for all four f us to be there before she started the story, and she often spoke facing the room she was discussing rather than facing us...
We had two scrumptious deserts at the café....strongly recommended!!

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Reviewed 10 May 2014

A monastery so well preserved and so large and interesting you should not miss it, take a guide it is worth it.

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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Around every corner in this lovely place there is a picture you want to save. Unfortunately I do not paint but I should think that an artist would love it. A very interesting visit.

Thank Di B
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Maybe it's just where you've been, what you're into and what you've already seen but unfortunately i didn't really think this was any special...would have expected a lot more for the price. personally i wouldn't recommend but that's just my opinion

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Reviewed 7 May 2014

This monastry is an absolute must when you are in Arequipa. It is very large, perfectly restaured and gives you an excellent idea on how religious life was at that time. To be recommended !

Thank Traveller123Brussels
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