"Cathedral" Top 5 Page for this destination The Cathedral Tip by SirRichard

The Cathedral, Cusco: 26 reviews and 44 photos

  A front view
by SirRichard

This is maybe the main building in Cuzco, located right in the Plaza de Armas. It can be visited during mass (6-10am), but be respectful and don't make noise.
Otherwise, you can buy a ticket and do the whole tour, entering by a left side door. "Boleto Turístico" is not admited here, you have to buy the so called "Religious Touristic ticket" that lets you enter a few religious churches and museums.
It was built on the place were once was the Inca Viracocha Palace and used its basement, as well as some big stones from Sacsayhuaman.
There are many beautiful chapels and images, and some important guys are buried here (Garcilaso de la Vega...)

Phone: 993492979
Website: http://www.machupicchunice.com

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written May 10, 2005
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“When in doubt, move!”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 3 6
Forum Rank:
0 1 3 2 2

Have you been to Cusco?

  Share Your Travels