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Museum of Religious Art (Museo de Arte Religioso)

Calle Palacio, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 222781
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Captured my imagination....

The Religious Art Museum really sparked my curiosity and interest. I was particularly interested in... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
jameshenson6
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London, United Kingdom
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Museum and more

This museum has an amazing collection of the religious art. But the best part of the visit is the... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Jaga_13
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Florida, Massachusetts
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Located on the original site of the palace of the sixth Inca emperor, this museum features important pieces from Juan Zapata and other masters of Andean painting.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average29%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
19 May 2017
“Captured my imagination....”
17 Jun 2016
“Museum and more”
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Calle Palacio, Cusco, Peru
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+51 84 222781
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The Religious Art Museum really sparked my curiosity and interest. I was particularly interested in how Catholicism was adapted and adopted. I agree with previous reviews that the main issue with this museum is a lack of information and description both in Spanish and/or in...More

Thank jameshenson6
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This museum has an amazing collection of the religious art. But the best part of the visit is the building that permits to see a great colonial house from that time. Highly recommend it. make sure you buy a so called a Religious Ticket that...More

Thank Jaga_13
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Ok most of the art is Religious but it is very interesting and at a ticket price of 30 Soles this ticket also covers the main cathedral, the San Blas Church and the San Cristobal Church. Yes you get at no extra charge the electronic...More

Thank sigzag
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

My friend and I popped into the Museum of Religious Art, and we did not stay very long. I think I may be spoiled by the museums in NYC and DC, and I do not want to be too critical, but I do not think...More

Thank Luvs2TravelAnywhere
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The art is nice, but there are no plaques/descriptions of it at all. This makes the attraction much less attractive, and the museum is quite small to begin with. It costs 5 soles for students about 10 for others. The courtyard in the center is...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

I am not crazy about religious art and only visited this museum because half the group (the same half that drank chardonnay and margaritas) had deserted our indigenous guide and I felt for him. Loved the building....

Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Disappointing. Poor lighting, or none, in a couple of the rooms. There was no narrative written to accompany any of the paintings, and no pamphlets to guide us. Quite a few of the works appeared to need restoration. The only must-see for me was the...More

Thank LMRah
Reviewed 3 April 2014

This museum cost about 15 Sol per person I believe and had a nice collection of religious art that was lovely displayed. There was a nice garden to take a break and there was no one else there. It was a great respite from the...More

Thank Melody_L_1234
Reviewed 25 May 2013

If you are near the Plaza de Armas and have about 45 minutes to spare, take the block or two walk to the Museum of Religious Art. Free audio units are provided. The art that you will see reflects a fascinating blend of Christian and...More

2  Thank Al A
Reviewed 10 September 2012

there is so much religious art in Cusco, all the artist from the 16 century and up are incredible , the art of those days you can see different tendences

Thank Alex d
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