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Top Choice Church in Chacas

Santuario de Mama Ashu

Chacas’ showpiece building, dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption, is not just a work of art but an admirable rehabilitation project, courtesy of a charitable Italian priest. The original church was constructed in…
Pizza in Chacas

Pizzeria San Francisco

Proper artisan pizzas made by a local Italian religious mission in a space next to the church. It's only open on weekend evenings (alas!), but the sizable pies are large and authentic. Worth timing your trip to Chac…
Museum in Chacas

Museo Archeologico

Small three-room museum with a modest collection of ceramics and pre-Inca objects framed by a historical trajectory of the Conchucos area (in Spanish). A separate room is dedicated to artisan work by the local Don B…
Ceviche in Chacas

Restaurante-Cevichería D'Faveg

You're in small-town Peru with no fancy restaurants and no diners, drive-ins or dives – just places like D'Faveg with its half-dozen tables, friendly usher-you-in staff and ultra-cheap three-course lunches that incl…