Church and convent of Santa Clara in Cusco

In the historic center of Cusco you can see colonial churches everywhere. One of the most famous temples is the church and convent of Santa Clara, which is located just 600 meters from the city's Main Square. The enclosure housed the mestizo maidens descendants of the Incas. Today, in charge of the Poor Clare nuns, it continues to receive girls as well as visitors interested in learning about the relics they keep from the colony. It is one of the most famous religious tourist attractions in Cusco.

Tourist attractions close to Church and convent of Santa Clara 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

Cusco Cathedral

The Cathedral of Cusco is next to the Plaza de Armas. The cost is 25 Peruvian soles (8 dollars). It includes paintings, sculptures, treasures and a lot of history.

Cusco Cathedral

Church of San Cristóbal

The San Cristóbal del Cusco Church is 400 meters from the Plaza de Armas. It was built by Paullo Yupanqui, brother of Atahualpa, Huáscar and Manco Inca.

Church of San Cristóbal