Santo Domingo Church
It is the oldest in the city, finished in the last years of XVI century. During the colonial days it was the main center of culture in the city. In Santo Domingo cloisters lived Saint Martin de Porras ( 1579-1639). The remains of this saint of those of Santa Rosa de Lima ( 1586-1617) are […]
The Compañía Church
One of the oldest in Arequipa. This Jesuit church has a solid construction and has stood strong earthquakes. Inside there is a beautiful chapel with the name of San Ignacio de Loyola.
Santa Catalina Convent
A visit that takes approx two hours. Founded in 1580 and located in the center of the city. It is a masterwork of colonial architecture and it has several valuable religious art objects of colonial times.
Built on sillar (volcanic stone) with a brick vault. It is the main church of the city and occupies all the Northern part of the main square. Built totally with sillar it has a neo-renaissance style with some gothic influence. The façade is formed with seventy columns with Corinthian capitals. Its majestic presence makes it […]