Cathedral Of Santo Domingo, CuscoCurrently Open
- 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
About Cathedral Of Santo Domingo, Cusco
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.
Cathedral Of Santo Domingo Information
- 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.
How To reach Cathedral Of Santo Domingo by Public Transport
- 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.
Restaurants Near Cathedral Of Santo Domingo
- Hostal Wara Wara
- Mixtura Valle Restaurant
- Capon Chifa
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Cathedral Of Santo Domingo, Cusco Reviews
The Cathedral at first glance wouldn't seem that big, but upon entering the area, you'd find plenty of nooks and corners to go through. A Roman Catholic church completed in 1654 in Gothic-Renaissance style of architecture. The interior is filled with all kinds of precious metals-gold and silver-and gems. Of interest would be the Black Christ, which has a story of its divinity that when an earthquake happened and the Black Christ was taken out to the center of the city, the earthquake and fires stopped. If you can get an informative guide, you'd return with a wealth of information.
Really good place if you like architecture stunning building. Some amazing art work inside. So much to see and learn. Some amazing craftsmanship and historical facts definitely worth a visit must see if your there.
That's the legacy: the church was killing people then, they're killing them now. Altho it was the Dominican friars I think who saved what was saved of the native languages, transliterating them into Roman script. The scene of one of the greatest holocausts in history. And what remains? What is the legacy of this event? Catholicism. And what does Catholicism do? Keeps the poor poor, contributes to the spread of AIDS and other sexually communicable diseases, provides fertile soil for overpopulation, and does it's level best to increase ignorance, superstition, and the belief that humans cannot improve their condition. Because of his position on the use of contraceptives, it is said that John Paul II was responsible for more human death than any other man in history.
It’s a place you can visit if you have time to... because it’s not a must!! If you have and religious do it in your free time
Excellent place for the religious lovers. His interior is greatest
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