Cathedral Of Santo Domingo

Currently Open [Closes at 05:45 pm]
  • Address: Cathedral of Santo Domingo, Cusco, Peru
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:45 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 25 PEN
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral

Church of Santo Domingo is a popular destination for all the tourists visiting the city. The church of Santo Domingo is a beautiful structure characterized by gold interiors. The golden architectural ceiling of the church of Santo Domingo is very impressive. The work is simply mesmerizing.

Another magnificent feat of architecture which will appeal to your eyes is the enormous altar covered with gold. The church surprises its visitors. Even the atheists will be able to admire the ethereal beauty of this place. Several traditional weddings are held in this beautiful church of Santo Domingo. Although you won’t be able to see these unless you are going to Cuzco for one, they are nothing short of spectacular.

The items exhibited in the church are very rare as well as precious.It is indeed one of the richest cathedrals.

Do take time to admire the beautiful artwork done on the walls of the church of Santo Domingo.

  • Admission not included in boleto turístico; S/25 adults, S/12.50 students.
  • You can explore some colorful and quite alleys while you are around.
  • Do not communicate or talk anything while the mass is  going on.
  • Take a photo without flash.
  • The church has a museum, the entry fees of which is PEN 4.
  • At 3:00 pm, the church is closed for sometime.

  • If you wish to travel by public transport you should invest in a transport map. There is a bus service but details are not available online.

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  • Cathedral Of Santo Domingo Address: Cathedral of Santo Domingo, Cusco, Peru
  • Cathedral Of Santo Domingo Timing: 10:00 am - 05:45 pm
  • Cathedral Of Santo Domingo Price: 25 PEN
  • Best time to visit Cathedral Of Santo Domingo(preferred time): 11:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cathedral Of Santo Domingo: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 86.28% of people who visit Cusco include Cathedral Of Santo Domingo in their plan

  • 44.95% of people start their Cathedral Of Santo Domingo visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Cathedral Of Santo Domingo

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

65.91% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cathedral Of Santo Domingo

People normally club together Qorikancha and Qenko while planning their visit to Cathedral Of Santo Domingo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Fascinating history, architecture and art inside. We especially enjoyed the painting of the last supper with chinchilla and Peruvian fruits. The statues that are used in the Corpus Christi festival are also very interesting, as was the black Christ who protects the town from earthquakes. Essential visit for anyone interested in the history if Cusco and Peru. Leila and I came here after lunch at Greens and enjoyed the shelter from the intense sun.

  • Espléndido. Mucho arte donde se combina lo nativo y autóctono con el barroco español. Me sorprendió la cantidad de vírgenes que se adoran en este país. Llama la atención el Cristo Negro o Señor de los temblores.

  • Beautiful spot to join a guided tour with low cost entrance fees. The inside doesn't allow pictures but this centrally located building next to the main plaza offers up a beautiful interior full of gold sculptures and decorations. It's a beautiful sight to behold.

  • Beautiful colonial building. You can see the old Incan walls making up the substructure in the alleyways surrounding it

  • We had a short guided tour of the cathedral and were able to get acquainted with many stories and facts concerning this monumental building that were not included in a guidebook. It was a really enjoyable expierence.

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