Visually striking stone church containing retablos (ornamental religious dioramas) and an attractive adjoining convent dating to the 17th century. Located opposite the market, it boasts the city's largest bell, and several escuela cuzqueña (Cuzco school) and escuela ayacuchana works of art.
Nearby Ayacucho attractions
The pretty southern entrance to the historical center of Ayacucho.
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One of Ayacucho's oldest churches, dating from the mid-16th century.
Attracts thousands of pilgrims annually for a glimpse of the image of Jesus of Nazareth supposedly inside on one of the altars.
This church, built in the mid-16th century, is full of colonial art and has one of Peru’s oldest convents attached, dating from the same period.
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