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Church of San Blas (Iglesia de San Blas)

San Blas, Cusco, Peru
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bell tower” (8 reviews)
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San Blas, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 6 days ago

this church is an older church bearing the scars of times past, the memories written in the steps form the millions of footsteps leading inside. A quaint church in a wonderful part of town. Many hang outside in the evenings and people watch, I found...More

Thank stevenekuhn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This colonial church as a beautiful carved wood pulpit as its main attraction. Other sculptures and paintings are nice too.

Thank Bert V
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Must see in San Blas area, very mystical location and will try your history of church building and rebuilding.

Thank WmnAud
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had a lovely guided tour of the Church and learned a lot of history. Our guide, Abdon, was very knowledgeable. I suggest to always have a guide so that you learn about the history, architecture, and paintings.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Cusco is loaded with churches. Most,of,them are stunning and enormous. San Blas church is much smaller than the main ones but beautiful in its own right. You get a great view of the city from the second floor. It sits right in the center of...More

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I'm not a fan of churches, but this one is smaller and more intimate than most, and certainly more than the main Cusco Cathedral. The big feature here (for me, anyway) was the exquisite and extremely elaborate wooden pulpit. Just extraordinary. Go just to see...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Beautiful church, very interesting architecture, side altars have saints dressed in local costumes. A must visit

Thank Bonita B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I had heard about this church and about its amazingly carved intricate pulpit which is not without its humor. The audio guide is free with your ticket (which is very little) and makes the trip very enjoyable, pointing out details that would otherwise pass you...More

Thank JacquiHop
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The thing that hits you right away is the gold altar. When the lights are on it is just spectacular. Lots of decoration all over the church. Rivals the cathedral. A must see. Best with a guide who can point out and explain what you...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 2 May 2017

In "The Motorcycle Diaries", Che Guevara wrote: "One of Cuzco’s jewels, worthy of the visits by each and every tourist, is the pulpit of the Basilica of San Blas. It has nothing more to show for itself except the fine carving, before which you pause,...More

Thank NiqS
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