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THE CHURCH DE COCHARCAS


The Church of Cocharcas is of Baroque style, it is affirmed that it was lifted to the Jesuits' application among the years 1598 and 1625, for they were used it finely figured stones. A vault of half point is appreciated in whose interior stays important canvases of the school cusqueña and of some Spanish teachers. The biggest altar this decoration with a cedar altarpiece; taken a bath in bread of gold and it measures 10 meters of high approximately. The church was declared cultural patrimony of the nation in 1941.

A very curious fact exists on the Virgin of Cocharcas, because it is that it is a replica of the Virgin of Copacabana of Bolivia that devote Sebastian Quiminchi in gratefulness for the granted miracles ordered to carve in 1598.



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