CUSCO RELIGIOUS CIRCUIT.
The Cathedral – Church the
Company of Jesus – Archbishop – Saint Blas
Lasting: 5 hours
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
or 1:00 p.m. – 6:00
the whole year
In this circuit it lasts
approximately, it can be in the morning or in the afternoon, we visit
the most important churches that Cusco has, our tour begins from 8:00
a.m. and we will watch the different constructions:
LA CATEDRAL DEL CUSCO.
The construction of this
monument catedral took 132 years, receiving its
final consagration in 1669.
Nowadays, converted in the icone of the city, this gorgeous temple built
in an área of more than 4000 m2, keeps indoors 11 chapels, 1 sacristy, 1
capitular room, 7 retables, 1 low choir totally carved in cedar wood
from Cusco, work executed by an andean master and a Spaniard one, being
the idealogical mentor, the canonic cathedralic Diego Arias de la Cerda,
besides it has more than 300
paintings thus as diverse carves and sculptures.
LA COMPAÑÍA DE JESUS.
Church the Company of Jesus,
the universal congregation founded by San Ignacio de Loyola, developed
an intense shepherd activity in Cusco.
An expression of it is the
majestic temple of “la Orden” the Order, el the main plaza of the empire
city beside the “ Basílica Catedral” Basilic Cathedral.
The Archbishop Palace, The
city of Cusco prehispanic with a urban plant and surprising urbanism
possessed lawns (neighborhoods) so administrative, social and religious
ones, inside this planification the lawns were found that correspond to
the hostage of the governor (Incas). It is in this way that, at a very
short distance from the ancient plaza quechua, today main square of this
city, in the sector of the ancient road (Ñan) to the
antisuyo, the hostage was emerged (called Palace) of
Inka Roqa, construction made in blocks of green
diorita of polygonal style with demiciclopean blocks, place where
the famous Stone of Twelve Angles is located.
It is the most ancient
Parish of Cusco, built in the ancient inca
neighborhood of ”toqokachi” in the year of 1563, the most
outstanding quality of this touristic room is an spectacular pulpit
carved in cedar Wood that is the most surprising piece of artistic
carpentry of churrigueresque Spanish style. Its elaboration is
attributed to indigenist hands.
• Professional guide
English-Spanish during all the tour.
• All the tickes for the entrances.
RECOMENDATIONS TO TAKE:
• Filming camera or photographic one.
• Light clothes and comfortable shoes.