Church of Belén in Cusco

The church of Belén is one of the least known colonial temples in Cusco. It is located in the Santiago neighborhood, on the outskirts of the Historic Center of the city. Its baroque architecture stands out for its solidity and beautiful decoration. Inside, its main altar stands out as well as its canvases from the 'Cusco school of painting'. Your visit is not included in any tour so it must be done on your own. Its main effigy, the Virgin of Bethlehem, participates in the Corpus Christi festival every year.

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Church and convent of Santo Domingo in Cusco

The church and convent of Santo Domingo is built on the Inca temple of Coricancha. The visit is part of the half-day ‘Cusco City tour’.

Church and convent of Santo Domingo in Cusco

Church of San Pedro

The church of San Pedro de Cusco is made of stone. It was an old hospital until the 1650 earthquake. It preserves works of art such as canvases and sculptures.

Church of San Pedro

Church and convent of Santa Clara in Cusco

This Cusco temple is known as the resplendent church for its interior decoration with mirrors. It was a cloister for mestizo girls of Inca origin.

Church and convent of Santa Clara in Cusco