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Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion
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Cusco City Small-Group Tour
Ranked #7 of 171 things to do in Cusco
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Owner description: Dominating the northeast side of the Plaza de Armas, this magnificent renaissance-style, 16th-century building is in the shape of a Latin cross and contains nearly 400 colonial paintings including the Last Supper by Marcos Zapata.
Athens, Greece
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A beautiful Cathedral.”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

lt was a beautiful experience visiting the Cusco Cathedral. So many things to see and so many stories to learn.

Visited November 2013
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Miami, Florida
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“Wonderful experience”
Reviewed 15 November 2013 via mobile

Go with a private guide to appreciate its amazing 500+ year rich history and both cultures combined here. I was left in awe. Can't take pictures once inside but the most beautiful pictures can be taken right outside the church.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Incredible!”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

I couldn't believe how large this cathedral is. It's really about six different churches in one building. Our tour was excellent; the guide was well informed and took her time to explain everything clearly. Unfortunately, you can't take pictures there, but there's lots to see. The gold, silver and woodwork on the altars can't be imagined. There is also beautiful art work (don't miss the painting of the last supper with guinea pig served as the main course).

Visited October 2013
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St Albans
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Fascinating history and mix of cultures”
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I spent a very interesting 90 minutes in the Cathedral,aided by the really good (and free!) audio guide. there is some amazing carving and gold work, and fascinating artwork, especially the Last Supper with Cuy
Well worth the price of admission

Visited October 2013
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Oakland, California
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“Inca /Spanish culture”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

I have seen many cathedrals all over the world but it is great to see two cultures blend in the Art..
see the "last supper" with a guinea pig as the meal...Love it

Visited October 2013
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