Museum in Ica

Museo Regional de Ica

In the suburban neighborhood of San Isidro, Ica pulls out its trump card: a museum befitting a city three times the size. While it might not be the Smithsonian in terms of layout and design, this understated gem cat…
in Ica

Museo Cabrera Piedra

On the Plaza de Armas, this unsigned museum has an oddball collection of thousands of carved stones and boulders graphically depicting diverse pre-Columbian themes, from astronomy to surgical techniques and sexual p…
Gallery in Ica

Centro Cultural de la Unica

This art gallery sits in a restored courtyard next to the cathedral; expositions inside are small but packed with local talent.
Church in Ica

Iglesia de La Merced

Ica’s cathedral was the last church the Jesuits built in Peru before their expulsion. It was rebuilt in the late 19th century and contains a finely carved wooden altar. The effects of the 2007 earthquake caused a st…
Church in Ica

Iglesia de San Francisco

This hulking church withstood the 2007 earthquake and continues to show off its fine stained-glass windows.
Church in Ica

Santuario de El Señor de Luren

This fine church has an image of the patron saint that is venerated by pilgrims during Semana Santa and again in October. The streets surrounding the Plaza de Armas display a few impressive Spanish colonial mansions…