Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, Arequipa

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Discover a collection of artworks and artifacts at Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, a cultural institution situated inside an impressive place of worship. Destroyed by earthquakes and reconstructed repeatedly over a period of more than 400 years, the cathedral's museum finally opened in 2011. Take a tour of the building to see its large church organ and many religious partings and sculptures, and be sure to head up to the top floor to gain sweeping views of the surrounding city. See Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa and all Arequipa has to offer by arranging your trip with our Arequipa trip itinerary builder site .
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  • What a wealth! The flamboyant Baroque art is certainly excessive but shows the Catholic fervor of our forefathers with all the excesses that are not mystical. The richness of the collection of paintings is extraordinary. It's a must-see.
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  • .... through the cathedral and its museum. It was nice to be able to take pictures of the interior of the church. In the end there was a visit to the roof of the cathedral. Cost 15 PEN p.P.
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  • Visit with a guide tour only. Surprisingly there were not many people participating in the tour. Only me and another tourist. The guide was assigned from the cathedral and spoke very good English. The tour was very interesting and included the visit to the rooftop and the bell tower.
  • Beautiful building with Neo classical style architecture. Nothing special on the inside, just like a regular Catholic Church with some museum prices of display. It is mandatory to enter with a guide (additional 5 soles per person).
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