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CHURCHES CUSQUEÑAS


Another of the attractiveness of Cusco constitutes it the inglesias, in most of the cases these they were built on Incan constructions.

Although it is certain that I lack some churches like those of Santa Teresa, Santa Clara, San Cristóbal and other but, I wait in my next trip to complete the matter and power to be made them arrive.



IGLESIA LA CATEDRAL
CHURCH THE CATHEDRAL
It was erected originally in what was the temple of SUNTUR WASI (House of God), today Church of the Victory. Later on, you orders their construction on Palacio of Inca Wiracocha. The interior this decoration with wooden sizes of cedar and I plane: They highlight Martin's sizes Torres and Melchor Huaman, they stand out the choir, the octopus, the figured ones wooden in altars and furniture. Also, important artists' paintings and works of embossed silver.



IGLESIA DE LA COMPAÑIA
CHURCH OF THE COMPANY



IGLESIA Y CONVENTO DE LA MERCED
CHURCH AND CONVENT OF THE GRACE
Been founded in 1536, it highlights the tower of the church of a canteria of Baroque style. In the sacristy he/she stays their custody in gold and precious stones.



IGLESIA Y CONVENTO DE DE SAN FRANCISCO
CHURCH AND CONVENT OF SAN FRANCISCO
It highlights inside the convent a monumental canvas that 12 m measures for 9 m on the genealogy of the Franciscan family, carried out by Juan Espinoza of Monteros.



IGLESIA DE SAN PEDRO
CHURCH OF SAN PEDRO
On this church I don't have material, of that that if I can give faith it is that beside the church he/she is the STATION SAN PEDRO, which is used to go aboard toward MACHUPICCHU.



IGLESIA DE SAN BLAS
CHURCH OF SAN BLAS
The parish but old of Cusco, in the neighborhood of the artisans. It highlights the octopus, admirable work of artistic carpentry of style Spanish Baroque.



IGLESIA Y CONVENTO DE SANTA CATALINA
CHURCH AND CONVENT OF SACRED CATALINA
The architecture corresponds to you finish them stages of the rebirth, with presence of arches to the Roman style.



IGLESIA Y CONVENTO DE SANTO DOMINGO / KORICANCHA.
CHURCH AND CONVENT OF SACRED SUNDAY /KORICANCHA.
Spanish construction of the order dominica about the Inca temple of Koricancha or Temple of the Sun. Koricancha (in Quechua enclosure of gold) was the religious main building of the Inca dedicated to the cult of the sun and whose interior walls, according to the columnists, they were recovered by sheets of gold. For their construction, like you can appreciate until the present time, they were used like base; you magnify them walls of stone blocks, finely figured of the Incan sanctuary.


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