5 Sights in Distrito de Cusco, Peru (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Distrito de Cusco, Peru. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Distrito de Cusco, Peru.

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1. Basílica Menor de la Merced

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The Church of La Merced, also called the minor basilica of La Merced, is a Catholic Church located in the city of Cusco, Peru. It is 100 meters southwest of the city's square in front of the Espinar square. It belongs to the Mercedarian order and has annexes, both the convent and the premises of the La Merced school. The temple has a basilical plant of three ships covered with brick vaults and dome on the cruise, with baroque altars in its lateral and neoclassical style on the main altar. It also has a tower with Baroque bell tower topped with a medium orange dome. They highlight its lateral cover and the Renaissance cover of the feet wall, the choir stalls, its colonial paintings and polychrome wood carvings. Inside rest the remains of Diego de Almagro el Viejo, Diego de Almagro El Mozo and Gonzalo Pizarro.

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2. San Blas

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San Blas Jorge Láscar from Australia / CC BY 2.0

The Church of St. Bras is a religious temple of Catholic worship, with the theme of St. Bras, located in the historical center of Cuzco, Peru. The church is located in Plaza de San Blas Square in the center of the same name district, about 430 meters northeast of Plaza de Armas Square.

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3. Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús

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The Church of the Society of Jesus is a Catholic Church raised in the city of Cusco, Peru. It is located in the Plaza de Armas in the Historic Center of Cusco and was built in the site of the old amoucancha, which was a palace of the Inca Huayna Cápac.

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4. Piedra de los Doce Ángulos

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The twelve-angled stone is an archeological artefact in Cuzco, Peru. It was part of a stone wall of an Inca palace, and is considered to be a national heritage object. The stone is currently part of a wall of the palace of the Archbishop of Cuzco.

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5. Basílica catedral del Cusco

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Basílica catedral del Cusco Martin St-Amant (S23678) / CC BY 3.0

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin is the main church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cusco. The cathedral is located on the Plaza de Armas. The entire building was built between 1560-1654,

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