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Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus

Plaza de Armas, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 212141
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Plaza de Armas, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 212141
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Reviewed yesterday

In some respects, this is a more fascinating church than the Cathedral, only because it's older and far more ornate. The altars are stunning and the architecture is well worth checking out. There is also a museum, which requires a PS5 entrance fee, whereas the...More

Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't know anything about his place, but it was worth a visit as the architecture is beautiful. it's very peaceful and you can just wonder around in your own time. There are steps up to the roof terrace that afford some good views of the...More

Thank Leintwardine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked this inside court. The arches that surround it are a filigran piece of art. Nice also if you just walk around.

Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before visiting it I had high expectatives about the place but after going there I was not sure what was the main attraction there

Thank Gonzalo C
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

It's a nice church, but I found the outside and the 1st courtyard more impressive than the church itself. I did really like the Ignacio de Loyolla chapel. The polychrome paintings are stunning and unique. You have to pay 5 soles to enter the chapel,...More

Thank Marieke F
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful courtyard to visit with shops and sometimes an artist is there with paintings to sell. The top level has a good place for cheese and wine but gives a view of all the mountains and good for taking photos. Worth a look in...More

Thank suzanneb2311
Reviewed 18 April 2017

At the edge of the Plaza de Armas, one may have to make several attempts before getting inside, as the church seems to be open at somewhat erratic hours. Well worth the wait to see the interior of a richly decorated church. With a personal...More

Thank eopederson
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

For us, this was the most beautiful Church we saw in Arequipa along with Santa Catalina Monastery. Beautifully intricate and ornate with a magnificent imposing facade and gorgeous interior. So peaceful inside despite the plentiful tourists. So much colour and splendour with wonderful religious art...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you like to be transported in time to those colonial times , visit this place , its really beautiful and solemn. There is a San Ignacio chapel there , it has wonderful paintings and decorations you will really enjoy . It's a must in...More

Thank Lour2506
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning church with impressive facade and equally impressive interiors. It is valuable to get a guide but not at all necessary to appreciate such a find.

Thank Nancy W
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Roy R
25 September 2016|
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Response from werdlerswereld | Reviewed this property |
dear reader, i do not think the church is open at night, maybe on certain religious holidays ? frl rgds Karel