Ica attractions

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…
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

The original republican-era church on this site was badly hit by the 2007 earthquake when the tower fell onto the nave. It was famed for the image of the town's patron saint that is venerated by pilgrims during Sema…
Museum 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…